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Saturday 24th January 2015

We enjoyed our chat with Count Arthur. Check it out below.

Count Arthur Strong. Count Arthur Strong (Steve Delaney). Image credit: Retort.

Count Arthur Strong

BCG chats to Count Arthur Strong. Somehow he gets the impression we've booked him for Just A Minute? Interview

This Glorious Monster. Image shows from L to R: Adam Loxley, Daniel Hoffmann-Gill, Martin Collins.

Creepy Opticians

The latest dark sketch from This Glorious Monster. Meet two creepy opticians here: Watch

Churchill Lost Tapes.

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill died 50 years ago today. Here he is (with a northern accent?!?) talking about his favourite speech: Watch

Friday

 

TV Catch-Up

Catch up on these new TV episodes from Saturday's schedule...

The Jonathan Ross Show

The Jonathan Ross Show

With Oscar winner Colin Firth and one of Britain's hottest young actors Taron Egerton - who co-stars with Firth in new film Kingsman: The Secret Service. Sitcom queen Caroline Quentin and the hilarious Katherine Ryan are on the sofa and the mighty Take That join Jonathan for a performance.

ITV Player   Guide

Friday
New reality TV panel show

New reality TV panel show

ITV2 has ordered a brand new panel show focussed on the world of reality television. Read

iPlayer: Funny Valentines

iPlayer: Funny Valentines

The BBC has announced a set of 9 new iPlayer comedy programmes to mark Valentine's Day 2015. Read

Moone Boy Series 3 stars

Moone Boy Series 3 stars

Sky has announced a raft of guest stars for Moone Boy Series 3, which returns to screens in March. Read

The Walshes axed

The Walshes axed

The BBC has axed new sitcom The Walshes, prompting writer Graham Linehan to complain. Read

Rich Fulcher's new TV pilot

Rich Fulcher's new TV pilot

Mighty Boosh actor Rich Fulcher is to star in a Channel 4 sitcom pilot set around a struggling adult store. Read

Mr Bean is to return

Mr Bean is to return

Rowan Atkinson is to return as the hapless character Mr Bean for a new sketch for Comic Relief 2015. Read

Katherine Ryan gets pilot

Katherine Ryan gets pilot

Canadian comic Katherine Ryan is to host a pilot episode for her own series, The Katherine Ryan Show. Read

Catastrophe interview

Catastrophe interview

Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney talk about how Catastrophe, their new Channel 4 show was conceived. Read

Leicester Comedy Festival

Leicester Comedy Festival

100s of comedians will take part in Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival 2015 between 4th & 22nd February. Read