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Rufus Hound

Rufus Hound was mistaken for Eddie Izzard by Denzil

Rufus Hound has revealed that he was once mistaken for Eddie Izzard by a comedy idol of his, Paul Barber, Only Fools And Horses' Denzil.

Georgina Littlejohn, The Sun, 26th February 2017

Rufus Hound quit Celebrity Juice over Kim Woodburn row

The actor and comedian said the show was edited to leave out the argument.

Georgina Littlejohn, The Sun, 7th February 2017

A sixth series for the supermarket comedy which, although neither original nor overly ambitious, manages to trundle along nicely with a gentle brand of laughs and a smattering of familiar faces. The new Valco area manager is announced, but Gavin isn't sure about management's decision. Elsewhere, Margaret is hooked on scratchcards and overfamiliar sales rep Duncan Trench (Rufus Hound) arrives in Warrington with big business cards and an even bigger ego.

Hannah J Davies, The Guardian, 7th November 2016

Rufus Hound interview

'Playing Toad is such a laugh I won't go back to telly'.

Evening Standard, 4th November 2016

Sky 1 orders Trollied Series 6

Sky 1 has ordered a sixth series of supermarket comedy Trollied. Rufus Hound and Georgia May Foote join the cast.

British Comedy Guide, 30th August 2016

Review: Marcus Brigstocke hosts Prince Fest, Latitude

Marcus Brigstocke is as much a fixture of Latitude as the spray-painted pink sheep. But while it's usually his skills as an opinionated liberal-leftie comedian that are called into play, this year he drew upon a different talent: his previous job as a podium dancer.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 17th July 2016

Rufus Hound to star in The Wind in the Willows

Rufus Hound is to star as Toad in the forthcoming Wind in the Willows musical.

Georgia Snow, The Stage, 17th June 2016

Rufus Hound quits BBC2 flop Too Much TV

BBC Two show Too Much TV has bombed in the ratings so much that nobody noticed Rufus Hound quit last Thursday.

The Mirror, 18th March 2016

Richard Herring's ten best interviews

Lorcan Mullan celebrates 100 RHLSTP episodes.

Lorcan Mullan, Chortle, 23rd February 2016

Rufus Hound's outspoken austerity & NHS rant released

An audio recording of an impassioned "meltdown" by Rufus Hound that was cut from a programme has been released. Hound's vociferous attack on government financial policy was recorded in June as part of a forthcoming edition of the next series of R4's Museum of Curiosity. It has been made available with Hound's consent by the programme's producer Richard Turner.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 23rd December 2015

Rufus Hound joins Trevor Nunn's The Wars of the Roses

Rufus Hound has joined the cast of The Wars of the Roses at the Rose Theatre Kingston.

David Hutchison, The Stage, 3rd July 2015

The best and worst comedians in Doctor Who

Rufus Hound has just been announced as a guest star in the upcoming series of Doctor Who. But he's not the first funny man/woman to go on an adventure in space and time - here are some the best, and worst, from the show's history.

Cameron K McEwan, Metro, 30th March 2015

Rufus Hound missing from Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Rufus Hound has been replaced in the West End musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. I was given conflicting reasons for his exit.

Baz Bamigboye, Daily Mail, 17th October 2014

Rufus Hound cast in Channel 4's gay drama Cucumber

Rufus Hound has joined the cast of Russell T Davies's new series Cucumber.

Digital Spy, 18th July 2014

Rufus Hound on why he is standing as an MEP

Not content with the London stage, Rufus Hound is standing as an MEP in tomorrow's elections. Here the comedian explains why the future of the NHS is no laughing matter.

Rosamund Urwin, Evening Standard, 21st May 2014

Review - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Savoy Theatre)

The first thing to say is: it's a dream partnership. Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound as a pair of vulgar, deceitful, skirt-chasing conmen on the French Riviera tear up the stage, and the good taste rulebook, in this effervescent Broadway musical comedy.

Michael Coveney, What's On Stage, 2nd April 2014

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels heads for London's stage

Frank Oz's classic film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was first adapted for the Broadway stage in 2005, picking up a clutch of awards and nominations. Now it's scamming its way to the West End, and stars Rufus Hound and Robert Lindsay.

Genevieve Hassan, BBC News, 1st April 2014

Rufus Hound rants at motorist who killed his cat

Rufus Hound has slammed a callous young motorist for killing his beloved cat - and then driving off without stopping.

The Daily Express, 17th March 2014

Rufus Hound: All male panel shows should be stopped

"All-male panel shows should be a thing of the past because we live in a world awash with funny women" Rufus Hound says.

James Day, Metro, 17th March 2014

Rufus Hound: I'm disgusted the NHS is being sold off

Comedian, Scoundrel and prospective MEP Rufus Hound on saving the NHS, dieting and shaving off his moustache.

The Big Issue, 26th February 2014