Daniel Simonsen

Daniel Simonsen

This Norwegian comic was named best newcomer at the 2012 Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

Previously he won the So You Think You're Funny? new act competition in 2008, and was a finalist in the Laughing Horse new act competition the same year.

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BBC orders more House Of Fools

New commission for Vic and Bob

The BBC has commissioned a second series of Vic and Bob’s House Of Fools.

Bob Mortimer confirmed the news on Twitter this morning.

And all the key supporting cast – Daniel Simonsen as Bob’s surly son Erik, Morgana Robinson as flirtatious neighbour Julie, Matt Berry as the ostentatious lothario Beef, and Dan Skinner as the thuggish Bosh – are all set to return.

The first series initially won an audience of 1.27 million to BBC Two, although this slipped over the series to less than 700,000.

The BBC’s controller of comedy commissioning Shane Allen said: ‘House of Fools is a much needed big old rainbow of daftness in a world that is too grey and sensible.

‘Those two loveable twits work very hard at making something that looks so effortlessly silly and it’s a thrill to know there’s plenty more where that came from.’

Vic and Bob said in a statement: ‘We are overjoyed and thankful to our great Corporation for their diligence in this matter.’

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Published: 18 Mar 2014

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Past Shows

Edinburgh Fringe 2008

So You Think You're Funny [2008]


Edinburgh Fringe 2010

Comedy Reserve [2010]


Edinburgh Fringe 2011

Daniel Simonsen: Ridiculous


Edinburgh Fringe 2012

Daniel Simonsen: Champions


Edinburgh Fringe 2013

Daniel Simonsen: Stranger


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