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News: Charlie Brooker To Host Have I Got News For You

Charlie Brooker is to host this Friday's lockdown edition of Have I Got News For You.

The show will air on Friday 22nd May, BBC One, at 9.00pm.

The guest panellists will be comedian Mark Steel and mathematician & author Hannah Fry.

Regulars Ian Hislop and Paul Merton will also be appearing from their homes. 

Brooker has appeared on the show eight times and hosted three times before, in 2015/16 and in 2019. 

Picture: Richard Kendal


TV Review: Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe, BBC Two

Well at least one good thing has come out of this bloody pandemic. We've got another Wipe. And while this one was filmed under lockdown social distancing conditions it didn't really hit the production in the way it has hit something like the studio-based Mash Report as Wipes always rely on a mix of footage and Charlie "happy birthday twice” Brooker sitting alone. The only difference here was that his desk was made of cardboard.


Interview: Charlie Brooker On His Antiviral Wipe

Charlie Brooker returns to BBC2 for a one-off – Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe.


News: Date Revealed For Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe

The transmission details have been confirmed for Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe.

The thirty-minute special will air on Thursday, 14 May at 9pm on BBC Two. 

For the first time since the Bafta-winning 2016 Wipe, Charlie Brooker (picture courtesy of Matt Holyoak) has been lured out of isolation, to go into isolation for the one-off Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe.


News: Charlie Brooker Returns With Isolation Wipe

For the first time since the Bafta-winning 2016 Wipe, Charlie Brooker has been lured out of isolation, to go into isolation onscreen for the one-off Charlie Brooker's Antiviral Wipe (working title) 


News: Charlie Brooker Guests In Simpsons

Black Mirror writer Charlie Brooker has appeared in The Simpsons' Thanksgiving Of Horror episode.

Earlier this year Simpsons executive producer Mat Selman tweeted: "Hey Charlie, we'd love to have you do a voice on a Black Mirror-ish episode of the Simpsons. We're super fans & we'd love to have you in the show (PS, this is real.)"


News: Buy Tickets For Charlie Brooker Live Onstage

Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones, the co-creators of the internationally acclaimed anthology series Black Mirror are to appear live onstage discussing their work.

Brooker and Jones created Black Mirror in 2011 for C4 as a sci-fi exploration of the convergence between humanity and technology. Each episode of this addictive anthology series explores a twisted, high-tech near-future where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.


News: Illustrated Black Mirror Book Details

A behind-the-scenes book about Black Mirror is to be published this November.

Inside Black Mirror is written by Charlie Brooker and producer Annabel Jones. Journalist, novelist and screenwriter Jason Arnopp will collate and bring the collection together

The book explores the iconic TV anthology series which started out on C4 and is now a global hit on Netflix.


News: No Wipe 2017 For Charlie Brooker

Charlie Brooker's Wipe 2017 will not be happening.

The broadcaster/programme maker/comedian/writer has been forced to give his annual overview a break this year due to work commitments.

Brooker revealed the bad news on Twitter, posting a number of tweets to explain "Got some good news and bad news. Bad news is no 2017 Wipe. Was set to do it but ran out of road. Am way behind on scripts / dev elsewhere and contrary to my optimistic delusions it turns out I can’t do 400 things at once."


News: Emmy Wins For Charlie Brooker, Veep, Saturday Night Live, John Oliver

Veep, Saturday Night Live, Atlanta and Black Mirror were among the big winners at the 2017 Emmys.

The satirical series set in the White House won Best Comedy Series, while its star Julia Louis-Dreyfus won Best Comedy Actress for the sixth time.

Best Comedy Actor was Donald Glover for Atlanta. The show also won Best Comedy Directing.


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