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Thu 28 May 2015

Mock The Weekipedia | 15 facts as the show marks its 10th birthday

Mock The Weekipedia

15 facts as the show marks its 10th birthday

28/05/2015 … Mock The Week is celebrating its tenth birthday this month – and as it prepares to return for its 14th series, with a run of 12 episodes starting on June 11, here are 15 random facts about the show:• There have been 136 episodes so far, comprising 114 regular recordings, 14 compilations, seven Christmas specials and one New Year ‘bonus’ show.

Tue 26 May 2015

'This sitcom is not just about being gay' | Ian McKellan and Derek Jacobi talk Vicious

'This sitcom is not just about being gay'

Ian McKellan and Derek Jacobi talk Vicious

26/05/2015 … Ian McKellan plays Freddie Was it easy to say yes to a second series?Yes, although I can’t remember how it happened, really! There was talk about it and you wonder, ‘Oh, do I want to get on with something else?’, but then the moment arrives and it was so obvious that we had to do it.

Fri 22 May 2015

Win Hello Ladies on DVD | Complete Stephen Merchant series

Win Hello Ladies on DVD

Complete Stephen Merchant series

22/05/2015 … Stephen Merchant's US sitcom Hello Ladies is being released on DVD on Monday – and we have five copies to give away.

Wed 20 May 2015

'I can't believe someone is paying me to act like a tit' | John Kearns on the excitement and anxieties of a career in comedy

'I can't believe someone is paying me to act like a tit'

John Kearns on the excitement and anxieties of a career in comedy

20/05/2015 … For John Kearns, the transition from day job to comedian was an abrupt one; one that he's used as fodder in his acclaimed live shows and one which he admits he hasn't been the best at dealing with.

Thu 14 May 2015

Harry Shearer's OTHER Simpsons voices | Lesser-known characters who he played

Harry Shearer's OTHER Simpsons voices

Lesser-known characters who he played

14/05/2015 … With the news that Harry Shearer, voice of Mr Burns, Smithers, Principal Skinner and Ned Flanders, is to leave the series after 26 years, here are 10 supporting character he also voiced: .

Mon 11 May 2015

Get Curious | Win tickets to literary festival with a strong comedy line-up

Get Curious

Win tickets to literary festival with a strong comedy line-up

11/05/2015 … Boutique literary festival Curious Arts will this year feature a top-drawer comedy line-up including David Baddiel, Mark Watson, Lucy Porter, Richard Herring and Simon Evans.

Fri 08 May 2015

Tue 05 May 2015

'The whole point isn’t to annoy people' | Nick Helm on his stage persona, and his transition to TV
© BBC/Ed Moore
© BBC/Ed Moore

'The whole point isn’t to annoy people'

Nick Helm on his stage persona, and his transition to TV

05/05/2015 … 'It's not like started out thinking "I'm going to be a cunt",' Nick Helm says of his aggressive, sweaty on-stage persona.

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