BBC TV boss Danny Cohen warns talent not to air dirty linen in public
BBC TV boss Danny Cohen has hit out at recent critics of the Corporation insisting that those who are "well rewarded" by the BBC must stop giving media interviews in which they criticise the organisation.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Whitcoulls' Top 20 Reads 2013
With all the planning that goes in to Christmas meals and summer holidays, it's great when someone takes a few tasks off your hands.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Absolutely Fabulous movie will be 'fabulous' claims Joanna Lumley
The actress who plays Patsy Stone in the cult comedy just has to give Jennifer Saunders 'a Chinese burn' to force her into writing it Joanna Lumley has confirmed that Absolutely Fabulous creator Jennifer Saunders has an idea for a movie version of the cult classic.
Olly Murs reveals it would be 'incredible' to be an X Factor judge but thinks he'd be too nice
Four years after he appeared on The X Factor, Olly Murs has admitted that it would be 'incredible' to make his return, but this time on the other side of the famous desk.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Jennifer Saunders: I hate how the BBC wastes its money and talent
She was half of Britain's most popular and enduring female comedy double act. She wrote - and starred in - one of the most iconic TV sitcoms of all time.
Why do public figures choose not to reveal their illness?
French minister Dominique Bertinotti has revealed she was diagnosed with breast cancer eight months ago.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Jennifer Saunders to sign copies of her new autobiography at Bluewater
Best known as part of comedy duo French and Saunders, with close pal Dawn French, her other successes have included writing and starring in hit sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, playing the wicked Fairy Godmother in animated movie Shrek 2 and most recently writing the book for Spice Girls musical Viva Forever.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Authors gather for the Irish book awards
One of the biggest nights in the Irish literary calendar kicks off tonight in Dublin when authors gather in Dublin for The Bord Gis Energy Irish Book Awards.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
No More Page 3 capaign founder talks to The Argus about run-ins with Rupert Murdoch and death threats
Hove-based actor and writer Lucy-Anne Holmes has hit the headlines this year with her battle against the might of The Sun newspaper.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
University of Bristol news
Lecturers and students go head-to-head in comedy quiz show
Three University of Bristol students will go head-to-head with their lecturers on a BBC Radio 4 quiz show next week.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Bridget Jones up for book award
Helen Fielding's latest Bridget Jones novel, David Jason's autobiography and books by comedians French and Saunders are all up for National Book Awards.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Pique News Magazine
Eddie and Patsy are Absolutely Fabulous
Michelle Bush, who first played flakey fashionista Eddie Monsoon 11 years ago and on-and-off since, said they will be performing the episode "Fat" on Nov. 21 at the Garibaldi Lift Co.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely All Of It
Eddy and Pats, the "diamond-studded whores of the oligarchs," bring their booze and drugs, chain-smoking and questionable fashion senses to "Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely All of It," where they try to recapture their glory days in the cult hit, adapted from a 1991 Jennifer Saunders and Dawn French skit by Saunders into a 5-season BBC series.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Ruby Wax Asks, What's So Funny About Mental Illness?
From treading the boards in Shakespeare alongside the likes of Alan Rickman, to interviewing Russia mafia wives while eight months pregnant - American born comedienne, actress and author Ruby Wax has enjoyed an extensive and diverse career.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Helen Lederer Returns to St. James in Why the Fuss? Show Tonight
Helen Lederer is instantly recognisable as one of Britain's best-known comedy character actresses and known for her unique wide-eyed brand of wit and observational humour.