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Thu 26 May 2016

Barry Crimmins comes to UK | US comic who fought child porn

Barry Crimmins comes to UK

US comic who fought child porn

26/05/2016 … Barry Crimmins, the American stand-up who has actively helped clear child pornography from the internet, is to perform in the UK for the first time in 30 years.

Eddie Izzard: My homophobic abuse at FA Cup Final | Crystal Palace fan called him 'a disgrace'

Eddie Izzard: My homophobic abuse at FA Cup Final

Crystal Palace fan called him 'a disgrace'

26/05/2016 … Eddie Izzard says he was subjected to homophobic abuse at the FA Cup final at the weekend.

Hitchhikers' Guide returns to Radio 4 | With unpublished Douglas Adams material
© BBC
© BBC

Hitchhikers' Guide returns to Radio 4

With unpublished Douglas Adams material

26/05/2016 … The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy is returning to Radio 4 with its first series in more than a decade – and featuring John Lloyd as the Voice of The Book.

Noel Fielding's Japanese gameshow gameshow | Pilot for Channel 4
© C4 / Dave Brown
© C4 / Dave Brown

Noel Fielding's Japanese gameshow gameshow

Pilot for Channel 4

26/05/2016 … Noel Fielding is piloting a new Channel 4 series based on Japanese gameshows.

Count Arthur Strong to appear in panto | Alongside Paul Zerdin, Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary

Count Arthur Strong to appear in panto

Alongside Paul Zerdin, Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary

26/05/2016 … Count Arthur Strong is make his real-life pantomime debut.

Tape Face Got Talent | Silent comic to appear on American series

Tape Face Got Talent

Silent comic to appear on American series

26/05/2016 … The Boy With Tape On His Face is to appear in the new series of America's Got Talent.

Wed 25 May 2016

Channel 4 gets Damned | Social work sitcom with Jo Brand, Alan Davies and Kevin Eldon

Channel 4 gets Damned

Social work sitcom with Jo Brand, Alan Davies and Kevin Eldon

25/05/2016 … Jo Brand's social work sitcom, Damned, has been picked up by Channel 4.

Rhod Gilbert's crowdfunding experience | TV producers turn to Kickstarter to get DVD out

Rhod Gilbert's crowdfunding experience

TV producers turn to Kickstarter to get DVD out

25/05/2016 … Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience could be coming out on DVD… if a crowdfunding drive pays off.

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