Fact: British comedians Matt Lucas and Greg Davies have joined the cast of Doctor Who for this year's (15) Christmas special. Bridesmaids actor Lucas will portray a character called Nardole, while Davies will play King Hydroflax.
Fact: British physicist Stephen Hawking has filmed a cameo appearance in a sketch for British charity telethon Comic Relief. The scientist will join comedians David Walliams and Matt Lucas as they revive their comedy series Little Britain for the skit. The special will be broadcast in the U.K. on 13 March (15).
Fact: LITTLE BRITAIN funnyman Matt Lucas has landed his dream role - he's set to play ruthless villain Thenardier in Les Miserables in London's West End. The comedian has signed a six-month contract to star in the production.
Quote: "I'll spend time in England in the summer months... but I'd like to spend the majority of the year here (in Los Angeles) because it's nice and warm and because you can have beefburgers for breakfast, lunch and dinner." LITTLE BRITAIN star Matt Lucas is planning a move to Hollywood.
Fact: LESBIAN VAMPIRE KILLERS stars James Corden and Mathew Horne have seen off competition from LITTLE BRITAIN's David Walliams and Matt Lucas to be named the best comedy duo in Britain, in a new poll by online TV service www.SeeSaw.com.
Fact: An artist has fashioned an image of LITTLE BRITAIN stars David Walliams and Matt Lucas in a 10-foot (three-metre) tall sand statue. The work was created for the Sand Sculpture Festival in Somerset, England.
Quote: "I’ve lost 50 pounds since I made the movie." Funnyman Matt Lucas isn't surprised Americans don't recognise him as ALICE IN WONDERLAND's chubby twins Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dum.
Quote: "I want them to bring back Dynasty so I can play the butler... I want to only do trash." Funnyman Matt Lucas jokes about his Hollywood future.
Quote: "He's one of America's most talented young, gay actors. I'm very fond of him... I think he's going to do very well. I said to him, 'You have every chance to do well in this industry.'" British funnyman Matt Lucas jokes about working with Johnny Depp in ALICE IN WONDERLAND.
Quote: "I've lost a little over three stone. I was fat - now I'm a bit fat, but not as fat." Matt Lucas has shed weight since his marriage to his longtime partner collapsed last year (08).
Quote: "It had its down sides, but it has its upsides as well. I got attention, which is a wonderful gift to give any child." British comedian Matt Lucas quickly came to terms with losing his hair as a child.
Quote: "In fact, I have to say that Cheryl Cole is the woman who would turn me. She is absolutely gorgeous and I would happily make love to her on a beach." Gay comic Matt Lucas is a big fan of the Girls Aloud stunner.
Quote: "I want it to address many of the contemporary issues that affect British Jews such as intermarriage and a decline in observance. I have the provisional title of Four Generations." LITTLE BRITAIN comic Matt Lucas is planning a new comedy show.