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Friday 24th May 2013
Seven things to take us into the weekend...
A sketch starring Warwick Davis. After deleting all of YouTube, he must re-create the viral videos. Watch
Hear this funny podcast which Richard Herring recorded at the Sony Radio Awards... after a few drinks. He talks to fellow nominees Isy Suttie, Rufus Hound and John Finnemore. Listen
It's a bank holiday weekend, so a good time to do some DIY. Mr Bean shows how it should be done. Watch
Catch up on these new TV episodes from Friday's schedule...
Michael Douglas says he didn't know he could be such a convincing Liberace, Will Smith and Jaden Smith talk about kissing on and off set, Bradley Cooper says he hit the jackpot with the Hangover movies, Heather Graham demonstrates her impressive Yoga skills and Selena Gomez performs live in the studio.
Alan is joined by Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong and Ed Helms who talk about their latest film, The Hangover Part III. Also appearing is soap stars Helen Flanagan and Stephen Graham, plus Olly Murs who performs his new single, Dear Darlin.
When Lucy's god-daughter is suddenly dumped on her twenty-four hours before the girl's birthday party, it is left up to Lee to decide on an appropriate entertainment for fourteen nine-year olds.
Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Alexander Armstrong and guest panellists Jacob Rees-Mogg and Josie Long.
Lee Mack and David Mitchell are joined by Matt Dawson, Mel Giedroyc, Josh Widdicombe and Dermot O'Leary.
Here is a list of new radio episodes that went out on Friday. Catch-up via iPlayer...
Radio 4 takes a comedic look at the week's news.
With club numbers dwindling, Mr Chairman and Rex go undercover to discover why the Conservative Club's membership is booming. Whilst they are out, Steve News takes over the airwaves.
The BBC has launched its New Comedy Award talent-finding initiative for 2013, with entry details now available. Read
Lucy Porter explains how her life touring stand-up is a bit less rock 'n' roll than Motorhead's Lemmy. Read
David Threlfall, who plays Frank in Shameless, is to portray Tommy Cooper in a new ITV biopic. Read
The trailer for the new movie written by Richard Curtis. It's a romantic comedy featuring some time travel. Watch
Al Murray has revealed he wishes to make a film featuring his pub landlord character. Full story here: Read
A look at the impresive Spring & Summer 2013 comedy titles from The British Film DVD collection. Read
Mock The Week will be back in June - and will now be filmed in HD. Here's details on what to expect. Read
Did you used to read the Mr Men books? If so, do you remember the adventures of bad Mr Nazi? Watch
A BBC Comedy sketch. Ever been on a bad date? Ever dated a dog? This committed Christian has... Watch
A video featuring every utterance of the word 'drink' in Father Ted. Try and keep count - it's hard! Watch
Celebrated writing duo Ray Galton and Alan Simpson are to be honoured with a blue plaque unveiling in June. Read
A video of the cast of The Look Of Love, including star Steve Coogan, talking about the new Soho-set film. Watch
Billy Connolly and Ben Miller are amongst the cast for the new film by the writers of Outnumbered. Read
A second series of BBC Three sitcom Some Girls is now being filmed. Find out what is in store here: Read
Unique performance comedian Jessie Cave provides a guide to how to host a book club. Well, sort of. Read
Lee Evans has announced Monsters, a 51 date arena tour which will kick off in August 2014. More info here: Read
Channel 4 has commissioned No Offence, a Victorian police comedy from Shameless creator Paul Abbott. Read
More information on the 3rd series of Channel 4's uni comedy Fresh Meat, which begins filming in June. Read
Watson & Oliver have a last minute song entry for the Eurovision song contest. Here's the video: Watch
The cast of Horrible Histories are going to star in Bill, a new comedy film about William Shakespeare. Read
Ricky Gervais is creating a series of online videos for YouTube called Learn Guitar With David Brent. Read
Dawson Bros. Funtime, the BBC Three sketch show pilot, is now up for an international award. Read
Craig Campbell's new stand-up show is being released on iTunes. Find out more and see a preview clip. Read
America's FOX has commissioned a full series remake of Ruth Jones and James Corden's Gavin & Stacey. Read
An interview with Eric Chappell. He talks about creating Rising Damp, and the new stage adaptation. Read
A fast-paced animated online sketch show series featuring surreal elements and a host of characters. Watch
The Harry Hill Movie is coming later this year. Julie Walters and Jim Broadbent are amongst the actors. Read
Filming has started on the third series of Sky1 comedy drama Stella. Patrick Baladi is joining the cast. Read
Lee Mack is writing a UK remake of hit US sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. Catherine Tate will co-star. Read