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James Corden 'to get OBE'

Star tipped for New Year honour

James Corden is to be awarded an OBE, it has been reported this morning.

The Sun says The Wrong Mans star will get the gong in the New Year Honours list next week for services to entertainment and charity.

It comes a year after his Gavin & Stacey co-creator Ruth Jones received an MBE – and three months before he takes over the Late, Late Show on American network CBS from Craig Ferguson.

Corden is also known for his work with Comic Relief and Sport Relief.

The Sun quotes an unnamed Buckingham Palace insider saying: ‘James Corden is a huge young talent on many different fronts. His charitable work is also very impressive, making him a fantastic ambassador for the nation.’

Corden also appears appears in the Hollywood musical Into the Woods, alongside Meryl Streep and Jonny Depp, which opens in the US today. And series two of The Wrong Mans started on BBC Two last night.

Published: 24 Dec 2014

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