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'Never Mind The Buzzcocks': Rhod Gilbert First Permanent Host In Five Years

By Elinor Cosgrave | 9th July 2014

Rhod Gilbert has been named as the permanent host of comedy panel show Never Mind the Buzzcocks. The BBC2 show has lacked a permanent presenter since 2009 when Simon Amstell departed so he could work...

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Beloved Comedy Agent Addison Cresswell Dies Aged 53

By Victoria Pavlova | 24th December 2013

Addison Cresswell, an influential comedy agent and producer, who helped along the careers of noted British comedians like Jonathan Ross, Jack Dee and Michael McIntyre among others, has passed away. Cresswell was 53. His management...

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Latitude Festival To Go Ahead Says Organiser Despite Wet Weather Warnings

12th July 2012

The main organiser of Suffolk's Latitude Festival has promised that there will be 'absolutely no cancellation' despite the wet weather warnings over Friday and Saturday.Though Thursday looks to remain dry all day, Friday sees heavy...

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Elbow, Paul Weller And Bon Iver To Headline Latitude

6th March 2012

Elbow, Paul Weller and Bon Iver will headline Latitude Festival 2012.The Grammy award-winning folk band will take to the stage for their only UK festival appearance this year on Friday July 13, with the 'One...

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More Stars For 'Heroes' Concert

19th August 2010

Katherine Jenkins, Alesha Dixon and Enrique Iglesias have joined the line up for September's 'Heroes' charity concert in London.The concert - which will also feature Robbie Williams and James Blunt, among others - will raise...

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Robbie Williams Sings For Soldiers

3rd August 2010

Robbie Williams is to sing for soldiers.The 'Angels' hitmaker will top the bill at a one-off concert next month, which will take place at the Twickenham rugby stadium in London, to raise money for Help...

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Kenneth Escapes 'Big Brother'

23rd July 2009

Kenneth has escaped the 'Big Brother' house.The outspoken self-styled International Playboy jumped over the wall of the reality TV house, aided by Marcus earlier this morning (23.07.09). He shouted: "I came in here a legend,...

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Marcus Breaks For The Roof

18th June 2009

Marcus sent 'Big Brother' producers into a panic yesterday (17.06.09) after they thought he was trying to escape.The hairy 35-year-old looked intent on leaving the reality TV house as he climbed a garden trellis to...

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Shooting Stars Set For Autumn Return To Bbc

3rd April 2009

A new series of comedy gameshow Shooting Stars will be shown on the BBC this autumn, it has been announced.Show host Vic Reeves, 50, told the Daily Express the surreal programme was set for a...

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Fry, Dee And Brydon Without A Clue For Radio 4

25th February 2009

Hosting duties for the coming series of Radio 4 comedy show I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue will be shared by Stephen Fry, Jack Dee and Rob Brydon.Due to begin recording in April, the new...

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Comedy Awards Nominees Named

7th November 2007

The nominees for the 2007 British Comedy Awards have been announced though TV coverage of the event remains questionable.ITV1 chose to suspend coverage of the annual event earlier this year, after alleged irregularities with a...

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