John Cleese is to bring Fawlty Towers to the stage. The show will start in Australia and New Zealand from August next year. Cleese will not appear as Basil Fawlty himself, but will lead the audition for the role, which start in February.

Edinburgh's Assembly Rooms venue will be back under old management for next year's Fringe.

Australian comedians Luke McGregor and Celia Pacquola are to make a new sitcom about a struggling estate agency.

Rufus Hound is to make his debut with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

DANIEL KITSON is to perform his Show For Christmas in New York.

Greg Davies and Matt Lucas are to appear in the Christmas episode of Doctor Who.

Frank Skinner is to be inducted into radio's hall of fame.

Kevin Bridges is planning a ‘wee break’ from stand-up so he can write a sitcom.

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