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Thu 12 January 2017

James Corden joins Ocean's Eight | Supporting role in female-led heist reboot
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James Corden joins Ocean's Eight

Supporting role in female-led heist reboot

12/01/2017 … James Corden is to appear in Ocean’s Eight.

Wed 11 January 2017

Vic Reeves joins Funny Cow movie | A tight 5: January 11

Vic Reeves joins Funny Cow movie

A tight 5: January 11

11/01/2017 … VIC REEVES and Diane Morgan have joined the cast of Funny Cow, the comedy-drama film about a woman who becomes a comedian on the Northern Working Men's Club circuit in the 1970s to escape an unhappy home life.

Tue 10 January 2017

One of Carrie Fisher's final roles to be aired | Playing a waitress in Sky Arts comedy

One of Carrie Fisher's final roles to be aired

Playing a waitress in Sky Arts comedy

10/01/2017 … Sky TV is to air one of Carrie Fisher's last roles.

Limmy writes more daft wee stories | Book tour to plug his second anthology

Limmy writes more daft wee stories

Book tour to plug his second anthology

10/01/2017 … Scottish comedian Limmy has written a second book of short stories.

Mon 09 January 2017

Alan Davies gets a fifth series of As Yet Untitled | Eight new episodes for Dave

Alan Davies gets a fifth series of As Yet Untitled

Eight new episodes for Dave

09/01/2017 … The Dave channel has commissioned a fifth series of Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled.

TV company rapped for racist language | Comedian was speaking in an interview 40 years ago

TV company rapped for racist language

Comedian was speaking in an interview 40 years ago

09/01/2017 … A TV station has been censured for airing a 38-year-old interview in which a comedian used the word ‘coon’.

Trigger Happy's rampant rabbits rapped | Breakfast broadcast 'inappropriate'
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Trigger Happy's rampant rabbits rapped

Breakfast broadcast 'inappropriate'

09/01/2017 … TV station London Live has apologised for showing people dressed in rabbit costumes simulating sex in an episode of Trigger Happy TV which went out at breakfast time.

BBC picks up new Mrs Brown show | Saturday Night entertainment format
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© Â BBC

BBC picks up new Mrs Brown show

Saturday Night entertainment format

09/01/2017 … Mrs Brown is to host a new Saturday night entertainment show, All Round To Mrs Brown’s, on BBC One.

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