Comedy and how to survive it – from the
London News Online (blog)Comedy and how to survive it – from the front line of the stand-up circuitLondon News Online (blog)Ever wondered how and, more importantly, WHY someone would try Stand Up Comedy? Aspiring multi-talented Bermondsey comic, Lizzie Hopley, is not only doing it, she chronicles the journey in her new blog: Diary of a Stand-Up Virgin. In an exclusive ...
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 11:34 am
The Royle Family creator Caroline Aherne
The SunThe Royle Family creator Caroline Aherne still causes laughs from beyond the grave as Ricky Tomlinson shares ...The Sun... 77-year-old Ricky shared a never before heard behind-the-scenes tale from the days when they made The Royle Family together. “She liked to shock and what I'm going to tell you know is the truth,” Ricky said – fondly remembering Caroline and sharing ...and more »
Posted on 10 April 2017 | 3:15 pm
Fans pay tribute to Caroline Aherne as The
Mirror.co.ukFans pay tribute to Caroline Aherne as The Royle Family returns to BBC: 'They don't make them like this anymore'Mirror.co.ukAs the Beeb aired a classic episode of the iconic show, fans rushed to social media to once again pay tribute to talented star Caroline Aherne. The comedian passed away earlier this year following a long battle with cancer, and the rerun of the classic ...The Royle Family fans share heartbreak and pay tribute to Caroline Aherne during memorable episode of the hit showThe SunHundreds pay tribute to Caroline Aherne following Royle Family re-runLiverpool EchoViewers were emotional wrecks watching The Royle Family last nightRadio TimesThe Press, Yorkall 6 news articles »
Posted on 22 December 2016 | 1:48 pm
'I really cannot forget her': Caroline
Daily Mail'I really cannot forget her': Caroline Aherne is remembered in emotional video tribute shared by devastated older ...Daily MailThe late Caroline Aherne's older brother has paid a moving video tribute to the Royle Family star, five months after she tragically lost her battle with lung cancer. The celebrated actress and comedienne passed away at her Timperley home in July, aged ...Caroline Aherne's brother posts a moving tribute video to the late comic icon as her birthday approachesThe Sunall 2 news articles »
Posted on 15 December 2016 | 2:08 am
Caroline Aherne remembered by Ricky
The GuardianCaroline Aherne remembered by Ricky TomlinsonThe GuardianI first met Caroline at a reception for the Royal Television Society. I'd been nominated for something, and there was a buffet laid on and my wife said, “Get us a sandwich” or whatever. So I went over and I bumped into this young woman and she looked ...
Posted on 10 December 2016 | 11:00 pm
The psychiatric ward taught me it can be OK
Surrounded by bizarre characters and nonsensical routines, humour became my shield against the stigma and isolation of life as a mental health patient Ten years ago I spent time in a residential psychiatric ward. Not to visit a friend, or as research, but because I was mentally ill and a danger to myself. Two things become clear when I read my diary from that period. One is that I was an utter ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 5:05 am
Watch Silent Jay steal the show in Gogglebox
The stars of Gogglebox are used to voicing their opinions about all things TV.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 1:10 pm
'Gogglebox' Stars Including Silent
' Gogglebox's stars Scarlett, Tom, Shaun, Eve and 'Silent' Jay have been recruited by this year's Electoral Commission to spur viewers into heading for the ballot box for the General Election. Channel 4 today announces an exclusive ad campaign in partnership with the Electoral Commission starring the young cast members. The bespoke 30 second ad launches tonight during an ad break in 'Gogglebox ...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 10:20 am
Gogglebox's Scarlett is encouraging
Being registered to vote is so important that even Silent Jay has something to say about it.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 5:02 pm
Which northern shows, past present and
The broadcaster has released a video with some of their best northern programming ahead of the premier of Ordinary Lies
Posted on 17 March 2015 | 10:44 am
TV round-up: Who Do You Think You Are?,
The rest is TV history. IT WAS lovely to hear Caroline Aherne in such good voice, but her narration was the highlight of Pound Shop Wars (BBC1, Wednesday), which, improbably, has returned for a new series. Lord Reith said “educate, inform and entertain”.
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:45 pm
Why the Mrs Merton Show changed TV forever
Twenty years have passed since the launch of The Mrs Merton Show in February 1995. The series which saw then thirty something comedy actress Caroline Aherne adopting the guise of a sweet old lady to interview real life celebrities was an instant hit.
Posted on 9 February 2015 | 4:20 pm
Caroline Aherne fights a dignified battle
Caroline Aherne cut a dignified figure this week as she spoke openly about her ongoing battle against lung cancer and the blessed comfort her Macmillan nurse brings her. When the Royle Family and Mrs Merton star talked about the care and kindness her ...
Posted on 26 June 2014 | 11:39 pm
Angel nurse who's helping me beat my lung
Smiling broadly, Caroline Aherne yesterday made her first public appearance since revealing she has lung cancer. The Mrs Merton star, 50, wore a black turban-style hat, beneath which the blonde hair of her wig could be seen. Although she appeared gaunt ...
Posted on 26 June 2014 | 11:35 pm
Caroline Aherne Breaks Silence On Cancer
Caroline Aherne has broken her silence on her cancer treatment, to pay tribute to the support of her Macmillan nurse. "She hates it when I mention her name, but she's Julie Watts," Caroline told a packed crowd at a charity event. "When I was little ...
Posted on 26 June 2014 | 6:51 pm