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Fri 01 July 2016

Tikka to ride | WTF: Weekly Trivia File

Tikka to ride

WTF: Weekly Trivia File

01/07/2016 … • Chris Ramsey made headlines across the world when he harnessed the power of Twitter to get a pizza delivered to him on a moving train between London and Newcastle a couple of years back.

Thu 30 June 2016

BBC apologises over 'offensive' Queen jokes | Rap for David Baddiel's Radio 4 comedy
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© PolizeiBerlin / Creative Commons

BBC apologises over 'offensive' Queen jokes

Rap for David Baddiel's Radio 4 comedy

30/06/2016 … The BBC has apologised over jokes about the Queen’s sex life that were judged a ‘serious breach’ of editorial guidelines.

Tape Face ripped off | Mime act calls out plagiarist

Tape Face ripped off

Mime act calls out plagiarist

30/06/2016 … Silent comedy act Tape Face has called out a Brazilian TV show for stealing his act.

New tech stops phones recording gigs | Apple granted a US patent

New tech stops phones recording gigs

Apple granted a US patent

30/06/2016 … Fans filming comedy shows on their phones could be a thing of a past, thanks to a new Apple invention.

Digital demons | Awards for Spencer Jones, Successville and Chewing Gum

Digital demons

Awards for Spencer Jones, Successville and Chewing Gum

30/06/2016 … Spencer Jones, Murder In Successville and Chewing Gum have all scooped accolades at the Broadcast Digital Awards.

James Corden's talk show to air in the UK | New deal with Sky
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© CBS

James Corden's talk show to air in the UK

New deal with Sky

30/06/2016 … The Late Late Show with James Corden is to be screened in the UK for the first time.

Russell Kane does Question Time | A tight 5: June 30

Russell Kane does Question Time

A tight 5: June 30

30/06/2016 … ◼ RUSSELL KANE is to appear on Question Time tonight - the first episode of the news debate show since the EU referendum.

Ricky Gervais announces David Brent gigs | Two nights at Hammersmith Apollo

Ricky Gervais announces David Brent gigs

Two nights at Hammersmith Apollo

30/06/2016 … Ricky Gervais is to play two major gigs as David Brent.

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