Shearsmith suggests new series would be with different characters
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Thursday 15 August 2013
The star of 30 Rock has reshaped the comedy landscape over her career
TV review: For those of us who remember Kermit and the gang, That Puppet Game Show was very confusing indeed
Monday 12 August 2013
That Puppet Game Show, Sat, BBC1 // The Hairy Bikers’ Restoration Road Trip, Sun, BBC2
Thursday 08 August 2013
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Towards the end of his show the curly-haired Seann Walsh mimics Michael McIntyre and Kevin Bridges, two of his stablemates at his management company.
Tuesday 06 August 2013
To embody a pious, chubby choirboy and a creepy, wizened nanny with equal conviction takes talent and twisted imaginative powers: Jamie Demetriou has both in spades.
Friday 02 August 2013
Sketch realignment is a feature of this year's Fringe with various groups combining or downsizing, splintering off into solo ventures and so forth. The scene has never been so varied and there is something for even the most sceptical observer of the genre.
Sunday 21 July 2013
It’s been the final week of filming for Fool Britannia (part deux) and I can’t remember having had a stranger one for a long time.
Saturday 20 July 2013
Comedy actor suffered a heart attack at his home in north-west London
Thursday 18 July 2013
A smart and meticulous comedy maker with a common touch, Ray Butt was absolutely the right man to orchestrate Only Fools and Horses, voted Britain's Best Sitcom in a nationwide poll in 2004.
Sunday 14 July 2013
“One man. One Bus. Three hundred and sixty miles of simulated post-apocalyptic desert and the endless struggle between man and nature personified.” The tagline for computer game Desert Bus makes it sound pretty exciting. It isn’t.
Monday 01 July 2013
A Comic Relief sketch starring Rowan Atkinson as a fictional Archbishop of Canterbury did not breach the broadcasting code, according to watchdog Ofcom.
Sunday 30 June 2013
Martin Amis's latest, set in the working-class purlieus of “Diston”, concerns Lionel Asbo, lotto-winning oik, and his nephew, Des. Having slept with his granny (Lionel's mother) as a teenager, Des fears that Asbo will discover his secret – and set the pitbulls on him.
Friday 28 June 2013
It's different when the prankster is the butt of the joke
Friday 31 May 2013
Dominic Brigstocke, Steve Connelly DVD/Blu-ray (360mins)
Monday 27 May 2013
The Sussex company Park Bench Dance Theatre’s show opens with two barefoot, smartly dressed women shuffling on to a empty stage with a dining table. They disappear again and return with some chairs. A long and wordless tussle ensues in which identical dining chairs are shifted and swapped, shunted and dragged, and swapped and shifted again.
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Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
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- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire