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Fri 19 September 2014
Greg Davies to front a Dave series
He'll be The Taskmaster alongside Alex Horne
19/09/2014 … Greg Davies and Alex Horne are to present a new entertainment series on UKTV Dave.
Will Peter Kay play Danny Baker's dad?
Reports of new comedy role
19/09/2014 … Peter Kay has been reportedly cast to play Danny Baker’s dad in a sitcom based on the broadcaster’s memoirs.
Nick Frost joins Dr Who
Guesting in the Christmas episode
19/09/2014 … Comedy star Nick Frost is to appear in the Christmas episode of Doctor Who, the BBC has revealed.
Prince Harry's a real dummy
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
19/09/2014 … • 'I met Paul Chuckle of the Chuckle Brothers and I absolutely lost my shit.
Thu 18 September 2014
Bridget Christie shown the D'Or
Toast Of London also collects international award
18/09/2014 … Bridget Christie and Toast Of London have picked up awards at the prestigious international Rose d'Or festival.
Daniel Rigby goes Undercover for Dave
Action-comedy series ordered
18/09/2014 … Daniel Rigby is to star in the first original sitcom commissioned by the Dave channel.
Jongleurs nearly ruined my honeymoon!
But comic gets paid after Chortle intervenes
18/09/2014 … Comedian John Scott has credited Chortle with helping save his honeymoon at the last minute – after we intervened in a dispute over unpaid fees from club chain Jongleurs.
Alexander Armstrong IS Danger Mouse
And Kevin Eldon will play Penfold
18/09/2014 … Alexander Armstrong and Kevin Eldon are to voice Danger Mouse and Penfold when the children’s animation returns next year.