Tim Minchin

Groundhog Day, The Musical Review

Roger Crow | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

When you travel 200 miles to see a stage version of one of your favourite films, the cost of transport, theatre tickets and hotel soon adds up. Thankfully £21 (restricted view) was a bargain for any birthday treat. And the fact Groundhog Day not only recrafts Bill Murray's best film for the stage but enhances the source material was a present I never expected.

What's Ricky Up To Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais, Tim Minchin, model David Gandy, comedian Rufus Hound and actor Michael Sheen are just a handful of the luminaries transformed for these...

Break A Leg: Chris Moyles Takes To The Stage - Will He Silence Any Doubters?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Former Radio 1 breakfast DJ Chris Moyles makes his debut as King Herod in the stage version of Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber's revamped Jesus Christ Supers...

Top 10 Comedy Albums On Spotify

Chortle | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Comedy

It’s time for another one of our very occasional looks at the best comedy available on Spotify. These ten albums come in at just over nine hours –...

Festival Boss 'Regrets' Tim Minchin Offence

Chortle | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Comedy

A festival organiser who booked Tim Minchin has failed to back the comedian when some ticket-holders complained about his ‘blasphemous’ act. St...

'Superstar' is Coming - That's the Reality

Daniella Gibb | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Daniella Gibb

This Saturday sees the first episode of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber's search for a new Jesus Christ Superstar on ITV. It seems like the ultimate quest - trying to find a Jesus Christ. People are always seeing images of Him. But could this image have the abs for a loin cloth and sing falsetto in arenas around the UK opposite a Radio 1 DJ and a former Spice Gi

'Gagging To Find Jesus'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Vicar of Dibley will find an earthly Jesus later this year, with Dawn French joining the panel to choose the lead for musical Jesus Christ Superst...

Half The Man He Used To Be

Posted 18.05.2012 | Home

We're used to seeing Chris Moyles looking pretty pleased with himself but is that an extra dash of smugness we detect in this pic? Yep, he's RE...

'Jesus Christ' Chris!

PA | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Chris Moyles is going from saviour to villain - by playing King Herod in stage musical Jesus Christ Superstar. The unlikely casting will see the Ra...

Caroline Frost

Chris Tarrant Hoping For A Clear View

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

One of the people most looking forward to the special 10th anniversary performance of We Will Rock You was TV presenter Chris Tarrant, because he hope...

Altitude Festival Aims for Comedy Highs in Mayrhofen

Tim Clark | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK Comedy
Tim Clark

Phill Jupitus is hungry. The Nevermind The Buzzcocks regular and former BBC 6 Music DJ has just finished watching Abandoman and Brendan Burns close Altitude Festival's late show with an improvised set and is looking for a bite to eat.

Comedians Line Up For Teenage Cancer Trust Gig

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Comedy

When it comes to money-raising charity concerts with stellar line-ups, it's hard to beat the annual series of gigs held at the Royal Albert Hall by th...

Is Tim Minchin's Matilda the Saviour of British Musicals?

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

I don't think it's wildly hyperbolic to suggest that musical theatre is generally regarded as the arse-end of all culture. Like the happy-go-lucky mongrel among a snooty pack of pedigrees, dragged on a leash by their oddball ringmaster, Andrew Lloyd Webber; they tend to get it wrong more times than they get it right.

Alice E. Vincent

Review: Matilda The Musical

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 05.03.2012 | Home

Matilda, Roald Dahl’s 80’s classic about a unloved little girl who has a brilliant mind, is a kid’s book that pits intelligence against ignoranc...

Needles and Hymns

Sam Fraser | Posted 26.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Fraser

Since 1983, my Christmas has largely been characterised by disappointment. Back then, the disappointment revolved around an LP-shaped gift beneath the tree which I hoped with all my teenage heart was Michael Jackson's Thriller album.

20 Comedy Goodies To Spend Your Amazon Gift Vouchers On

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Comedy

If you've got the best relatives ever and are therefore in receipt of Amazon gift vouchers this Christmas, and not ill-fitting clothes or unwanted orn...

'I’m Really F**king Disappointed'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Tim Minchin has been axed from the Jonathan Ross Show Christmas Special, after ITV's director of television "demanded" his song, comparing Woody Allen...

Caroline Frost

Tim Minchin: 'I Don't Need Punchlines'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Tim Minchin is worried that he'll take too long to answer each question (he has form, apparently). Nonetheless, we proceed tentatively to the first......