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Thu 26 February 2015

New home for Leeds Jongleurs | A tight 5: February 26

New home for Leeds Jongleurs

A tight 5: February 26

26/02/2015 … JONGLEURS has found a new home in Leeds just days after Chortle reported that its existing venue was to close.

Burnistoun's back | New one-off for BBC One Scotland
© BBC/Comedy Unit
© BBC/Comedy Unit

Burnistoun's back

New one-off for BBC One Scotland

26/02/2015 … Scottish sketch show Burnistoun is to return for the first time in almost three years, for a one-off special.

See Peter Kay's new TV show... in a theatre | Charity launch for Car Share

See Peter Kay's new TV show... in a theatre

Charity launch for Car Share

26/02/2015 … Peter Kay’s new TV series Car Share is to make its premiere in front of a theatre audience.

David Baddiel to write Thunderbirds reboot | And Kayvan Novak will be Brains

David Baddiel to write Thunderbirds reboot

And Kayvan Novak will be Brains

26/02/2015 … David Baddiel is to write the scripts for the Thunderbirds reboot.

Wed 25 February 2015

Stephen Merchant makes his West End debut | 'Doing proper acting' in The Mentalist

Stephen Merchant makes his West End debut

'Doing proper acting' in The Mentalist

25/02/2015 … Stephen Merchant is to make his West End stage debut this summer.

Filming starts on John Kearns' police spoof | Steen Raskopoulos joins as co-star
© Geraint Lewis
© Geraint Lewis

Filming starts on John Kearns' police spoof

Steen Raskopoulos joins as co-star

25/02/2015 … John Kearns has begun filming BBC Three’s new spoof police show Top Coppers.

RTS Awards divide Harry and Paul | Story Of The Twos up for three gongs

RTS Awards divide Harry and Paul

Story Of The Twos up for three gongs

25/02/2015 … Harry and Paul's Story of the Twos has been nominated for three Royal Television Society awards.

New radio comedy for Des Clarke | A tight 5: February 25

New radio comedy for Des Clarke

A tight 5: February 25

25/02/2015 … DES CLARKE is to star in his own six-part BBC Radio Scotland comedy series, Des Clarke Exposed, starting at 1.