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Eddie Izzard Crusades For Social Housing

6th March 2015

British comedian Eddie Izzard is campaigning against plans to transform a social housing block in London into luxury apartments.The funnyman has followed in the steps of fellow comic Russell Brand by beginning a crusade against...

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Eddie Izzard Performing World Tour In Three Languages

23rd January 2015

British comedian Eddie Izzard is translating his stand-up comedy set into three languages as he travels the world on an international tour.The funnyman has taken his Force Majeure tour to five continents and almost 30...

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Fascinating Fact: 4461023

13th November 2014

British comedian Eddie Izzard is set to lift the lid on his life in the spotlight after landing a deal for his memoir. The actor is expected to open up about his tough childhood, after...

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Fascinating Fact: 4398779

6th October 2014

Comedian and actor Eddie Izzard has been tapped to adapt author Timothy Hallinan's critically-acclaimed Junior Bender crime novels for Tv. The writer's four-book series centres on the life of the title character, a high-end thief-turned-private...

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Monty Python Perform Together For Final Time

21st July 2014

The members of legendary comedy troupe 'Monty Python' performed together for the final time on Sunday (20.07.14).Eric Idle, 71, John Cleese, 74, Michael Palin, 71, Terry Gilliam, 73, and Terry Jones, 72, took their last...

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Eddie Izzard To Perform Show In Russian As Thanks For War Effort

6th June 2014

Funnyman Eddie Izzard is planning to thank Russians for their part in helping the Allies win World War Ii by performing a show in their native tongue.The British comedian will play three gigs in English,...

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Eddie Izzard Tackling Trio Of Concerts In Three Languages

3rd June 2014

Comic Eddie Izzard is going trilingual for a series of special gigs in France to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.The Brit will perform back-to-back stand-up shows in English, French and German in...

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Eddie Izzard Urges Scotland To Stay In The U.k.

18th March 2014

British comedian Eddie Izzard is to perform a special gig in Scotland in an effort to convince the country's residents to vote against leaving the United Kingdom.The funnyman's show, titled Scotland, Please Don't Go, will...

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Kate Beckinsale To Star In Absolutely Anything

27th February 2014

Kate Beckinsale has been cast in 'Absolutely Anything'.The 40-year-old actress - who will next hit the big screen in legal drama 'The Trials of Cate McCall' - will star alongside Simon Pegg in...

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Eddie Izzard Plans To Perform Stand-up Show In Multiple Languages

25th February 2014

British actor/comedian Eddie Izzard plans to expand his language skills by translating his stand-up show into Russian, Arabic and Chinese.The funnyman tested out his French by performing entire shows in the language in 2011, and...

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Eddie Izzard Will Tackle Marathon Challenge In Memory Of Nelson Mandela

16th December 2013

British comedian Eddie Izzard has vowed to put his endurance to the test once more to honour the memory of Nelson Mandela by completing 27 marathons in 27 days.The actor first attempted the huge feat...

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Eddie Izzard Helping Monty Python Stars With Live Shows

29th November 2013

British comedian Eddie Izzard has been offering suggestions to the Monty Python team on how to update their sketches ahead of their live reunion in July (14).The comedy troupe announced in November (13) they will...

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Eddie Izzard Beaten Up For Cross-dressing

29th September 2013

Cross-dressing comedian Eddie Izzard has been beaten up twice this year (13) for wearing women's clothing.The British funnyman, who is famous for dressing in feminine guise, has revealed how he was targeted in two separate...

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Eddie Izzard Campaigns For Syrian Refugees

23rd August 2013

Funnyman Eddie Izzard is reaching out to fans to publicise the plight of child refugees in Syria following reports of chemical weapons attacks this week (ends23Aug13).Human rights groups fear up to a million children have...

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Latitude Festival 2013 In Pictures - Suffolk's Finest Gathering Of The Arts Ends In Triumph Again [Photos]

By Joe Wilde | 23rd July 2013

Within it's scenic woodland surroundings, Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk, was once again the place to be this past weekend (19 - 21 July) as the worlds of music, arts, comedy, cabaret and more all...

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Fascinating Fact: 3758700

12th July 2013

British bands McFly and The Feeling, and comedian Eddie Izzard will be among the performers at a special gig on 19 July (13) celebrating the first anniversary of the 2012 London Olympic Games. The stars...

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Eddie Izzard Visits Refuge Camp In Iraq

10th July 2013

British actor Eddie Izzard has turned journalist to film a harrowing report on the Syria crisis for a leading U.K. Tv news network.The funnyman is a longtime supporter of the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef)...

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Eddie Izzard Urges U.k. Prime Minster To Take Action Against Global Hunger

8th June 2013

Funnyman Eddie Izzard is urging British Prime Minister David Cameron to take action against global hunger at a nutrition summit in London on Saturday (08Jun13).Cameron is hosting the Nutrition for Growth Summit, an international meeting...

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Eddie Izzard Celebrates Beloved Soccer Club's Victory

28th May 2013

British actor Eddie Izzard was overjoyed on Monday (27May13) as watched his beloved soccer team beat Sir Elton John's side in a crucial match.The funnyman was in the stands at London's Wembley Stadium to see...

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Bobby Womack To Perform At Latitude Festival

14th May 2013

Bobby Womack has been added to the line-up of this year's Latitude festival.The 69-year-old soul singer is set so appear on the Obelisk Main Stage in Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk, on Sunday July 21 -...

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Eddie Izzard: 'Marathon Challenge Could Have Killed Me'

12th April 2013

Funnyman Eddie Izzard was warned he could die if he continued his attempt to run 27 marathons in as many days in tribute to Nelson Mandela.The British star challenged himself to the endurance feat last...

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Eddie Izzard Eyeing 2014 Marathon Challenge

26th March 2013

British actor Eddie Izzard has vowed to resume his charity marathon challenge next year (14) after "unforeseen medical complications" forced him to pull out of his 2012 attempt.The comedian aimed to run 27 marathons in...

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British Stars Urge Government To Act On World Hunger

14th March 2013

Actor Ewan Mcgregor, funnyman Eddie Izzard, and singer Robbie Williams have joined forces to urge the British government to tackle world hunger.The trio has signed a letter to the U.K.'s Chancellor of the Exchequer George...

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Russell Brand Earns Strong Reviews With London Comeback Show

8th March 2013

Russell Brand made a triumph return to the stage at Give It Up For Comic Relief.The joker both hosted and organised the star-studded event at London's Wembley Arena on Wednesday night (07.03.13), bringing together some...

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Eddie Izzard Set For Harvard Honour

14th February 2013

British comedian Eddie Izzard is set to receive a lifetime achievement prize from scholars at Massachusetts' prestigious Harvard University.The Ocean's Thirteen actor has been jointly selected as the honouree of the Cultural Humanism Award by...

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Eddie Izzard Backs London Hospital Campaign

29th January 2013

British actor Eddie Izzard is backing a campaign to save a London hospital's accident and emergency department from closure.The U.K. government is preparing to axe the department at University Hospital Lewisham, as well as downgrade...

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Stars Gather For Eric Sykes' Memorial Service

29th January 2013

Eddie Izzard and Robert Lindsay paid their respects to late British comedy legend Eric Sykes on Monday (28Jan13) by speaking at a celebratory service in London.The veteran funnyman, who enjoyed a 60-year Tv and radio...

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Jon Hamm Loves British Humour

27th December 2012

Jon Hamm is a big fan of British comedy.The 'Mad Men' star says he loves how humour in the UK can be about sensitive topics such as terrorism and still be funny and he admits...

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Stars Donate To Charity Auction

18th December 2012

Sir Roger Moore, funnyman Eddie Izzard and model Twiggy are among the stars who have donated prizes to a U.K. newspaper's charity auction for the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef).The 007 legend has offered a...

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Gillian Anderson Makes Tv Comeback

13th December 2012

Gillian Anderson is making a grand return to television.The 'X-Files' actress' big comeback will see her play a therapist in Bryan Fuller's serial killer thriller 'Hannibal', based on Thomas Harris' novels about psychiatrist turned flesh-eater...

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