The Comic Strip returns and takes aim at Rebekah Brooks in new spoof

The Comic Strip is set to return with a new spoof focusing on Rebekah Brooks and the phone hacking scandal. The Comic Strip Presents... The Red Top! - a working title - will star Maxine Peake as the ...

'Young Ones' and 'Drop Dead Fred' Star Rik Mayall Passes Away at 56

'Young Ones' and 'Drop Dead Fred' Star Rik Mayall Passes Away at 56 British comedian Rik Mayall has passed away at the age of 56, which was confirmed by his management company Brunskill Management. The cause of death has not been released, although Brunskill reps said ...

The Young Ones star Rik Mayall dies, aged 56

Rik Mayall has died at the age of 56. The British comedy icon - best known for his roles in The Young Ones, Bottom and The New Statesman - passed away today (June 9), his management company has ...

Jennifer Saunders: from Comic Strip to Spice Girls musical

TV comedian's first foray into musical theatre – Viva Forever!, based on the Spice Girls' music – opens in London this week She is the bossy, egocentric narcissist in French and Saunders, and the ...

The Comic Strip Presents...: The Complete Collection

There’s not a single other show in the history of television that has had as sporadic a run as The Comic Strip Presents.... It ran for five seasons: from 1982-1984 (two seasons), 1988, 1990, and 1993. ...

News: Hothouse Preview

This Saturday sees the continuation of Big Finish's weekly release schedule with the first part of Hothouse by Jonathan Morris. Starring Paul McGann as the Doctor and Sheridan Smith as Lucie Miller, ...