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Tue 30 September 2014
Harry Hill to play Professor Branestawm
Family film for BBC One
30/09/2014 … Harry Hill is to make his acting debut for BBC One in Professor Branestaw, a family film adapted from the classic series of children's books.
Hugh Dennis joins Not Going Out
A tight 5: September 30
30/09/2014 … HUGH DENNIS is joining the cast of Not Going Out.
Drunk History comes to the UK
Jimmy Carr to narrate British remake
30/09/2014 … American TV series Drunk History – in which inebriated comics recount stories from the past – is to be remade for the UK, with Jimmy Carr as the narrator.
Mon 29 September 2014
Revealed: Who The Simpsons killed off
A tight 5: September 29
29/09/2014 … THE character killed off by The Simpsons has been revealed –largely to the disappointment of fans.
Still alive: The rumours that Andy Kaufman faked his death
Pal Bob Zmuda revives hoax story
29/09/2014 … The story that Andy Kaufman faked his own death 30 years ago has been revived by his pal.
Sun 28 September 2014
Mummy's Boys get to work
And stand-up Ellie Taylor joins Comedy Central cast
28/09/2014 … Production is about to start on Comedy Central’s new sitcom Mummy’s Boys, following a successful pilot.
Friends and family celebrate Williams's life
28/09/2014 … Hundreds of friends and relations of Robin Williams played their respects to the late comedian at a private memorial in San Francisco yesterday.
Right time, wrong place
Seann Walsh cancels gig after going to the wrong town...
28/09/2014 … Seann Walsh had to cancel his gig in Hertford last night – after going to Hereford instead.