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David Brent to Release a Greatest Hits Album?

July 29, 2013 |

Further to the highly popular Learn Guitar with David Brent series it appears everyone’s favourite guitar mentor could be pumping on your stereo very soon in teh form of an album. Read More

Video Interview: Terry Alderton

June 25, 2013 |

You’ve seen him on the likes of Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow and Dave’s One Night Stand. Terry Alderton, The Sun’s Comedian of the Year 2011 and winner of ThreeWeeks critics awards will be back in Edinburgh after three highly successful consecutive shows, this time at the Cabaret Bar in the Pleasance Courtyard. Read More

Last Days to Enter BBC New Comedy Award

June 25, 2013 |

The BBC Radio New Comedy Award is back with a vengeance for 2013 and you only have a few more days to prove you have what it takes to become the future face (and voice) of stand-up comedy. Read More

Video Interview: Sofie Hagen Meets Hill & Weedon

June 5, 2013 |

Comedy Chords’ intrepid reporter Sofie Hagen met up with this year’s musical kings of comedy Hill & Weedon (Robin Hill and Theo Weedon). The comedy duo were crowned outright winners of the 2013 Musical Comedy Awards at the Bloomsbury Theatre thanks to their ten minute set boasting Oscar winning Jurassic impersonations and a song they wrote for none other than the Orcs from Lord of the Rings.

Weedon provides the straight faced guitarist side of the comedy duo whilst Hill puts in a somewhat more energetic side whilst providing lead vocals/dinosaur shrieks.

Being the duo that they are it was only natural that Sofie took it upon herself to find out who did indeed really win. Read More

Video Interview: Dan Mazer Talks ‘I Give It A Year’

June 3, 2013 |

Whenever the works Booyakasha or Jak sie masz are muttered you automatically think Sasha Baron Cohen but lest not we forget the other mastermind behind these comic creations, Dan Mazer. I Give it a Year marks the long-standing Sasha Baron Cohen cohort’s directorial debut of a screenplay he also wrote. Boasting a massive all-star cast the film proves just how much more humour can be squeezed out of decaying relationships compared to the oh so routine lovey dovey film affairs we so often have to endure.

Our sister site, Cinema Sauce, spoke to Mazer in the run up to the DVD release. The film launches today on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download featuring deleted scenes, audio commentaries, bloopers and out-takes and featurettes from the world premiere.

News Leak – It’s Bad News for the Folically Challenged

April 6, 2013 |

Ant and Dec may have been praised as a modern version of Morecambe and Wise but what about Dave Storrey? Who is he an updated version of? Let us know in the comments section below…

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Colin Hoult/Bryan Medici Interview: Medici and The Holy Trinity Outtakes to Feature Heavily as DVD Extras

April 5, 2013 |

Colin Hoult has the amazing ability of swiching from one comedic character to another in the blink of an eyelid. Although famous for a plethora of personas, one that has gained him a great deal of critical acclaim recently was his hilarious portrayal of Warwick Davis’ spiritual adviser, Bryan Medici. Read More

Altitude Festival TV Show Tonight on ITV2

April 4, 2013 |

Altitude Festival 2013 featured by far some of the best comedy performances the world has to offer and now, given it’s track record and popularity, ITV2 will be sharing the week’s antics at this unique comedy festival in the form of selected highlights at 11.20pm tonight (Thursday, April 4th). Read More

Shaun Williamson – “We’ll see how people receive the special and take it from there.”

March 30, 2013 |

Shaun Williamson was a postie, worked on a supermarket wines and spirits aisle before breaking into the entertainment business. Most remember him as the lovable yet hapless Barry Evan’s in EastEnders who met his fate a decade ago. Other television roles have included the likes of the detective series Inspector Morse and the BBC sitcom Waiting for God but what flung him back into the limelight was his appearance as a washed out, unemployable version of himself in the BBC sitcom Extras. His role on Extra’s certainly won Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant over as they asked him to recur his role in their follow-up series Life’s Too Short with Warwick Davis. Tonight sees Shaun back on our screens again, this time accompanied by the other two members of the “Twat Pack” so laughs are guaranteed. Here’s what Shaun had to say about his hopes and expectations for the Easter Special and beyond. Read More

Life’s Too Short Warwick and Val Teaser Clip

March 28, 2013 |

The long awaited BBC Two Life’s Too Short Special will air this Saturday 30 March at 10pm.
This hour long special will pick up where end of the series left off following Warwick as he continues life in the uncertain world of show business.
The BBC have released another exclusive clip featuring an amazing performance by Val Kilmer and Warwick Davis as they discuss the idea of sharing the big screen again and explore Warwick’s ambitions for Willow 2. Read More