No Love lost...

The week's trivia round-up

  • Russell Brand will be broadcasting his Radio 2 show live from an ice cream van in Blackpool tomorrow.

  • Courtney Love is wasting no opportunity to stick the knife into her ex, Steve Coogan, despite his threat of legal action over her ‘unfounded and hurtful’ claims that his bad influence was partly to blame for Owen Wilson’s suicide bid. Speaking in Los Angeles yesterday, Love, who once claimed to be pregnant with Coogan’s child, said: ‘Hopefully the guy will leave us alone in this town and go back to Brighton or wherever the hell he's from - and stay there. He's not even known over here. No one knows who the guy is. He has bit parts in movies - that's what he does.’ Click here to watch her bitch…

  • Jimmy Carr says that X Factor runner-up Ray Quinn would be the perfect person to play him in a movie of his life because of his ‘fat face’.

  • Simon Amstell is the proud co-owner of a mobility scooter. He and Anthony Alderson, director of Edinburgh’s Pleasance venues, jointly paid £1,000 for it at a charity auction at the end of the Fringe.

  • Stand-up storyteller Terry Saunders also came away from the festival with something he didn’t expect: a fiancée. His girlfriend Claire Chamberlain proposed at the end of his last performance in his Baby Belly run – inserting an unexpected PowerPoint slide popping the question into his Missed Connection show.

  • Former Friends star David Schwimmer likes to keep fit by skipping – but hates to call it that because ‘it’s not manly’, He prefers the more butch term ‘jumping rope’.

  • Mick Jagger went to see Spamalot this week.

  • Matt Lucas’s verdict on David Walliams guest presenting Richard And Judy? ‘An appalling and senseless waste of human life.’

SOURCES: Blackpool Citizen, The Sun, Digital Spy, Chortle, Chortle, Eve, thelondonpaper, Heat

Published: 31 Aug 2007

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