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GREG DAVIES AND ALEX HORNE RETURN TO THEIR THRONES AS SERIES 4 & 5 OF TASKMASTER ARE ANNOUNCED FOR DAVE

It was announced today that multi-award winning broadcaster UKTV has ordered a fourth and fifth series of hit show Taskmaster from Avalon Television for its entertainment channel Dave. BAFTA-nominated GREG DAVIES will once again assume the role of the Taskmaster with show creator and 2014 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee ALEX HORNE returning as his… Read more »

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RICHARD HERRING ANNOUNCES BRAND NEW NATIONWIDE TOUR WITH ‘THE BEST’

“Herring is a superior comedian…hilarious” The Guardian “stimulating and exhilarating…utterly hilarious” Chortle King of Edinburgh, podcasting legend, and the world’s only semi-professional self-playing snookerist, RICHARD HERRING is set to embark on a brand new nationwide tour with ‘The Best’; his favourite routines from the twelve one-man shows that he has written and performed in the… Read more »

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Russell Howard & Mum: USA Road Trip

In this brand new 6×30 minute series for Comedy Central UK, RUSSELL HOWARD takes his “twinkly eyed smasher of a mum” NINETTE HOWARD on an eye-opening trip around the USA, meeting an array of weird and wonderful characters and experiencing their unusual hobbies and obsessions. Spending hours on the road together in a minivan, RUSSELL’S… Read more »

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ALEX HORNE AND THE HORNE SECTION TO PRESENT SOME OF UK COMEDY’S BIGGEST NAMES AT LONDON’S LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE FOR CHILDLINE’S 30TH BIRTHDAY BENEFIT

On 1st November some of the comedy world’s biggest names will come together to perform at the Leicester Square Theatre in London for a one-off benefit show to mark Childline’s 30th birthday. The evening, hosted by ALEX HORNE (8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Taskmaster) and THE HORNE SECTION, will see some of the… Read more »

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THE HORNE SECTION’S SPECIAL CELEBRATION NIGHT WITH GUEST TIM KEY

After an incredible six years doing sporadic comedy/jazz shows, THE HORNE SECTION have booked a gig at Shoreditch Town Hall to celebrate their greatest hit and lots of others songs and things too. For this one-off stereo-sound-spectacular they also welcome long-time collaborator and Horne’s former colleague TIM KEY to recite some of his poems with… Read more »

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