Benidorm's Kenny Ireland dies | A tight 5: August 1

Benidorm's Kenny Ireland dies

A tight 5: August 1

KENNY IRELAND, who played swinger Donald Stewart in Benidorm, has died at the age of 68, following a battle with cancer. The Scottish actor was also part of the cast of Victoria Wood As Seen On TV.

SIMON AMSTELL has been added to the Alternative Stage at the Reading and Leeds festivals, joining a line-up which already includes Bill Bailey, Milton Jones, Adam Buxton and Mark Watson. The festivals take place over the August bank holiday weekend.

BARRY CRYER and Ronnie Golden yesterday released a new DVD on independent label Go Faster Stripe. Live Actually is available here

THE annual comedians v Stenhousemuir FC football match at the Fringe is taking place on Sunday August 10, with Jimeoin, Owen O'Neill and Jason Byrne among the comics' team. The coach for players and supporters alike leaves the Pleasance at 11am, returning at about 2:30pm.

PUB LANDLORD Al Murray is to narrate a new three-part series about Marston's Brewery for Channel 5, which will air in September.

Published: 1 Aug 2014

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