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2017 Interviews

Interviews with the top comedians.

Wed 15 March 2017

'Rob is probably more naturally funny than I am' | Steve Coogan on The Trip To Spain

'Rob is probably more naturally funny than I am'

Steve Coogan on The Trip To Spain

15/03/2017 … How easy a decision was it to agree to series three of The Trip?Rob and I already have a modus operandi.

'I imagine that it looks like a jolly... and it is' | Rob Brydon on The Trip To Spain

'I imagine that it looks like a jolly... and it is'

Rob Brydon on The Trip To Spain

15/03/2017 … How easy a decision was it to make series three?Very easy.

Mon 06 March 2017

'I am so friggin’ American' | James Van Der Beek on new Sky1 comedy Carters Get Rich

'I am so friggin’ American'

James Van Der Beek on new Sky1 comedy Carters Get Rich

06/03/2017 … Former Dawson’s Creek actor James van der Been stars in the forthcoming Sky1 family comedy Carter’s Get Rich.

Thu 23 February 2017

Comedy's lost its underground spirit | So says Barbara Nice creator Janice Connolly
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© Crosscut Media

Comedy's lost its underground spirit

So says Barbara Nice creator Janice Connolly

23/02/2017 … Live comedy has lost much of its anarchic, punk spirit and become more ‘corporate’.

Tue 14 February 2017

'It's hard changing things up ever single week' | Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith on the return of Inside No 9

'It's hard changing things up ever single week'

Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith on the return of Inside No 9

14/02/2017 … It could be the biggest surprise yet for the masters of the shock twist.

Thu 09 February 2017

'Maybe I'd be a better person if I could live more in the moment' | Jon Richardson on his many fears
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© Channel 4

'Maybe I'd be a better person if I could live more in the moment'

Jon Richardson on his many fears

09/02/2017 … Jon Richardson is to present a new Channel  4 show entitled How to Survive the End of the World along with his wife, Lucy Beaumont.

Wed 08 February 2017

'We don't look for filth, filth finds us' | Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney on the return of Catastrophe

'We don't look for filth, filth finds us'

Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney on the return of Catastrophe

08/02/2017 … It’s perhaps with some hyperbole that Channel 4’s comedy chief Phil Clarke speaks of Catastrophe being an epoch-defining sitcom.

Mon 06 February 2017

'Cliches about travel are easy to avoid' | Tom Basden on writing Gap Year

'Cliches about travel are easy to avoid'

Tom Basden on writing Gap Year

06/02/2017 … Can you tell us a bit about the show? The show is about travel in essence, it’s about people escaping from something at home or people going out and hoping that by travelling and seeing the world they will learn something about themselves, they’ll improve their lives and find answers to some questions, or even find out what the questions that they should be asking are.

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