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News: Vic & Bob's Big Night Out Comes Back To TV

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer's Big Night Out is to return for a one-off half-hour special.

The show originally aired on Channel 4. This time it will go out on BBC2. It was originally called Vic Reeves’ Big Night Out and will now be called Vic & Bob’s Big Night Out.

News: Vic & Bob Working On New TV Show

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer are still working on their new sketch show, as reported by Beyond The Joke last year. "We are ready to go," says Mortimer, "but nobody wants to film it." 

The duo were talking to Dermot O'Leary on last night's Nightly Show in the run-up to Red Nose Day when they will be reviving their Geordie chat show hosts The Stotts for one night only.

Live Review: 25 Years of Reeves and Mortimer: The Poignant Moments, Birmingham Barclaycard Arena

Reviewed by Matt Cartmell

This triumphant tour, punctuated by Bob's triple heart bypass surgery, celebrates 25 years of their television career - which commenced with the groundbreaking insanity of Vic Reeves Big Night Out.

News: All-Star Line-Up Announced For New Series Of Crackanory

The line-up has been announced for the fourth series of Dave's adult-storytelling show Crackanory. The new run, in partnership with Audible, will see one narrator per 30-minute episode reading an extended story. The names this time round are Sheridan Smith, Dara O Briain, Doc Brown, Anna Friel, Mackenzie Crook, Miriam Margolyes, Bob Mortimer and Mel Giedroyc. As before, each story will be brought to life with live action featuring some of Britain’s best comedy actors. 

Live Review, Athletico Mince, London Podcast Festival, Kings Place,

I used to think of podcasts as the kind of thing nerdy spods did in their bedroom for other nerdy spods to listen to in their bedroom, but in recent years they have gone overground. There are podcasts for all tastes and a lot of the best comedy-related ones are getting a live outing at Kings Place at the first ever London Podcast Festival. For the full line-up click on the link below.


News: Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit Guests Confirmed

Russell Howard, Bob Mortimer, Rachel Riley, David James, Jason Manford, Dave Gorman, Marcus Brigstocke, Gina Yashere, Ed Byrne, Josie Long and Holly Walsh have been named as the guests who will be taking part in Dave’s brand new series Dara O Briain’s Go 8 Bit.

News: Bob Mortimer Launches Podcast

Update 20/5: Bob Mortimer and Andy Dawson are going to do their podcast live at the London Podcast Festival at Kings Place on September 22. Tickets go on sale at noon on May 31. Link here. They've been having problems with their site so if it doesn't work call 020 7520 1490.

Bob Mortimer has launched a podcast.


News: Reeves & Mortimer Confirm Poignant Moments Tour Dates

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer have confirmed the dates for their 25th anniversary Poignant Moments UK Tour.

The opening autumn leg of their tour had to be postponed after Bob Mortimer had to have a triple heart bypass in October. 

Earlier this month the duo confirmed that Mortimer had been given the medical all-clear and the winter leg of the tour would go ahead as planned, starting in Leeds on January 30. The duo held a press conference in London today to announce it officially. 

News: Bob Mortimer Out Of Hospital

Bob Mortimer has been seen outside hospital for the first time since having a triple heart bypass two weeks ago.

Mortimer and his wife Lisa were photographed walking through a shopping centre in Kent close to where they live.

According to the Mail Online, he was "browsing the comedy and stand up DVD's in a local music shop, where he seemed relaxed."


News: Bob Mortimer Makes First Comment Since Heart Operation

Bob Mortimer has made his first public comment since being admitted to hospital for a triple heart bypass nearly two weeks ago.

Writing on Twitter, Mortimer posted the following: "So sorry to those who bought tickets that we had to cancel 1st leg of tour. 3 consultants said I had to have the op immediately. ".


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