Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer

Preview: House of Fools

Roger Crow | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Roger Crow

I laughed so hard, the last 20 years melted away. All those disappointing vehicles like their spin on Randall and and Hopkirk (Deceased) and the later, humdrum Shooting Stars were soon forgiven.

Vic And Bob's BBC Return After Sacking

PA | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer are coming back to the BBC two years after the corporation axed their surreal panel show 'Shooting Stars'. The pair wil...

British Comedy Awards: Winners And Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK Comedy

The 2012 British Comedy Awards took place in London on Wednesday night - and there were some surprise winners among the results. Julia Davis's spoo...

Vic Reeves And Bob Mortimer To Receive Comedy Award

BBC | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer will be awarded The Writer's Guild of Great Britain Award at The British Comedy Awards later. Mortimer said: "I'm reall...

Chris Kerr: Making Clothes for the Modern Man in Soho

Jason Holmes | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Style
Jason Holmes

Chris Kerr possesses an air of watchfulness, borne perhaps from looking out into Berwick Street from the cutting board which sits at the front of his Soho shop. The spectacles he wears are of heavy acetate, the navy suit fitted with little give, the whole look rounded off by black brogues and a metal watch.

The Long Lost Golden Era Of Comedy

Tiernan Douieb | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Comedy
Tiernan Douieb

Aside from getting confused about how anyone can listen to more than three dubstep tracks in a row without feeling like they need a shit, I am wary of criticising anything or pretending that it was much better in my day.

Sky Turns Down Chance To Revive 'Shooting Stars'

Chortle | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Sky TV has turned down the chance to revive Shooting Stars, disappointing fans of the axed Reeves and Mortimer panel show. ...

Children in Need of a Good Laugh

Marc Paterson | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

I sat in on Friday watching Children in Need as I do most years. The irrepressible Wogan in the living room again for his annual airing, like a prized Christmas decoration your kids made at school and you can't bear to part with. Only this year I found myself making notes. That's what having a blog can do to you if you let it.

Is Dave the Saviour of British Comedy?

Marc Paterson | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

Dave likes comedy. Dave is everyone's best mate, Dave don't want your money, honey, Dave just wants your love. It would seem to be a commonly-held belief among forum chatterers that if shows like Shooting Stars were to go to Dave, they'd be in safer hands than with the Craggy-Faced-One, the Withered of Oz.