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Thu 18 September 2014
Alexander Armstrong IS Danger Mouse
And Kevin Eldon will play Penfold
18/09/2014 … Alexander Armstrong and Kevin Eldon are to voice Danger Mouse and Penfold when the children’s animation returns next year.
Wed 17 September 2014
Ben Miller: Kids' stories should be scarier
...and he pays tribute to Rik Mayall
17/09/2014 … Ben Miller has called for children’s stories to become more gruesome.
Gareth won't be in the David Brent movie
'No one's been in touch' says Mackenzie Crook
17/09/2014 … Mackenzie Crook won't be making an appearance in Ricky Gevais's new David Brent film, he has revealed.
Tue 16 September 2014
Jon Richardson gets engaged
He pops the question to comic Lucy Beaumont
16/09/2014 … Comedians Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont have announced their engagement – on television.
Third series for Marc Maron
IFC renews his semi-autobiographical show
16/09/2014 … Comic and podcaster Marc Maron has landed a third season of his self-titled comedy series.
Stan Laurel letter fetches £1,400
A tight 5: September 16
16/09/2014 … A LETTER written by Stan Laurel fetched an astonishing £1,400 when it went under the hammer today.
Mon 15 September 2014
W1A to return
Second series for BBC sitcom
15/09/2014 … W1A, the BBC comedy about its own internal workings, is to return for a second series.
No third series for Derek
Gervais confirms the show will end with a special
15/09/2014 … Ricky Gervais is working on a special episode of Derek to bring the show to a close.