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August 13, 2018 11:38 AM BBC podcasts are now available on Spotify in the UK

A full library of BBC podcasts has been added to Spotify, bringing thousands of new audio episodes to the streaming app. The streaming service said BBC podcasts produced for the broadcaster’s iPlayer Radio and BBC Sounds apps would now be added to the Spotify platform. “The BBC is one of the largest content creators in the UK, and have worked with the biggest 10

August 10, 2018 6:39 AM The One With The Most Streams: Friends tops list, with The Grand Tour second

British viewers still love the US sitcom - driving Amazon's The Grand Tour, starring Jeremy Clarkson, into second place. The US sitcom, 236 episodes of which were produced over 10 years, was added to Netflix UK at the start of this year. The ever-popular comedy, with a cast featuring Matt LeBlanc, Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry, was streamed more than twice 8

August 10, 2018 12:05 AM Sid James Carry On star last recording BBC attic

In the poignant recording, James speaks about his love for the films that helped make his name along with his thoughts on working with comedian Tony Hancock. And it features the star’s distinctive gravelly cackle as he jokes about his new fitness regime. During his chat with former BBC radio presenter Jeff Link, James looks ahead to a seventh series 12

August 8, 2018 5:28 PM Rachel Riley Instagram: Countdown beauty claims it ‘wasn’t me’ after co-star’s shock snap

RACHEL RILEY gave Countdown fans a glimpse at what goes on behind-the-scenes at the Channel 4 show via her Instagram page recently, while making it very clear she wasn’t the culprit. Rachel Riley, who first joined Countdown back in 2009, shared a rather shocking Instagram selfie with her 251,000 followers on Friday. The presenter was seen alongside her 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown 8

August 6, 2018 9:27 PM Barry Chuckle had bone cancer when he died, says brother

He found fame performing alongside his brother Paul Elliott as the Chuckle Brothers, in BBC comedy show ChuckleVision, which ran for 21 series from 1987 to 2009. Mr Elliott’s eldest brother Jimmy Patton said the TV star had been suffering from bone cancer which had spread to his lungs, but kept news of the disease private. “We knew about it, but kept it quiet 12

August 6, 2018 1:27 PM Comic Relief pays tribute to Barry Chuckle

Comic Relief has paid tribute to Barry Chuckle – a familiar face on its charity fundraiser. The TV and theatre entertainer, one half of comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers, died at the age of 73. He had started filming a new series of Chuckle Time for Channel 5 but the star, real name Barry Elliott, became unwell and his health deteriorated. Over the course 11

August 6, 2018 10:16 AM Joel Robuchon dead: World’s most Michelin-starred chef who mentored Ramsay dies aged 73

JOEL ROBUCHON, who mentored Gordon Ramsay, has died age the age of 73, it’s been confirmed. The legendary chef, who mentored Gordon Ramsay, died from cancer in Geneva, according to French publication Le Figaro. Joel was named the “chef of the century” by the Gault et Millau cooking guide in 1989. The French star had a number of restaurants across the world 11

August 3, 2018 5:25 PM Stan & Ollie: Steve Coogan and John C Reilly star as Laurel and Hardy

Steve Coogan has gone from playing the hapless Norfolk-based TV and radio host to playing one half of legendary comedy duo Laurel and Hardy in a new film. The first photo has been released of Coogan as Laurel alongside Guardians of the Galaxy actor John C Reilly, who plays Oliver Hardy in Stan & Ollie. The film, which follows the pair on their farewell 10

August 1, 2018 12:35 PM Goodbye to the Fringe until next summer, but here comes The Full Monty

THE spiegeltents have been dismantled, the Tea Pot flattened, the village-green lawns rolled up, and the Great Yorkshire Fringe has left York after 11 days, but more comedy is just around the corner. Staff from the Grand Opera House donned hard hats and popped into the White Rose Rotunda to draw attention to the October visit of Simon Beaufoy's Steel 9

August 1, 2018 10:08 AM New Zealander Jarred Fell makes magical appearance at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

AS if by magic, New Zealander Jarred Fell will be at York Barbican on August 10, headlining the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club bill. Joining him at 8pm will be Brian & Krysstal, Rob Mulholland and master of ceremonies Damion Larkin, who says: "Comedy magician Jarred Fell isn't just a normal magician. He combines a fast-paced, razor-sharp wit with his tornado-like 6