Jenny Eclair

Celebrate World Book Night with Comedians Sandi Toksvig, Jenny Éclair, Hugh Bonneville, Helen Lederer and more

The Reading Agency, in partnership with Specsavers, has revealed today that re-reading helps make people smile, with more than 1 in 3 readers (35%) finding happiness in re-reading books (including audiobooks), rising to 41% among young people (18-24). 


News: Jenny Eclair Returns With New Daily Art Show

Drawers Off is a brand-new Daytime format on Channel 4, presented by comedian Jenny Eclair. In the series, amateur artists reveal their naked ambition as they compete to win a cash prize by creating life-portraits of each other.


News: Jenny Eclair Reschedules Tour

Due to the UK’s ongoing Covid situation, Jenny Eclair is rescheduling her brand new stand-up tour, SIXTY! (FFS!) to mark her 60th year, moving from March 2021 to September 2021 .  Having turned 60 in March 2020, just before the country went into the first lockdown, Jenny can now finally look forward to celebrating this overdue milestone with her fans come the autumn.


News: Free Tickets For Just A Minute With Guest Host Jenny Eclair

Jenny Eclair is set to be one of the guest hosts of Just A Minute.

Following the death of Nicholas Parsons the plan is to have guest presenters for the new series of Radio 4's longest running panel game. 


News: Drawers Off For Jenny Eclair In New TV Naked Painting Series

Comedian Jenny Eclair is to present a brand-new Daytime format on Channel 4. In Drawers Off, amateur artists reveal their naked ambition as they compete to win a cash prize by creating life-portraits of each other. 

Stripped Monday to Friday, this new series is produced by MultiStory Media North, part of ITV Studios, and Motion Content Group. It will feature five different artists each week who will all take turns to pose in the altogether.   


News: 60-Date Tour for Jenny Eclair – One Per Year Of Eclair

Comedy legend Jenny Eclair turned 60 this year, just before the UK went into Covid-19 lockdown. To celebrate reaching this milestone and the success of her brand new book – Older and Wider, which made The Sunday Times Best Sellers List over the summer, Jenny hopes and intends to get back on the road in 2021 with a brand new 60-date stand-up tour, SIXTY! (FFS!), from 4th March 2021. Tickets will be on sale from Friday 4th September. See links below.


Preview: Jenny Eclair's Little Lifetimes

There has been a lot of talk recently of pocket playlets making a comeback with Michael Sheen and David Tennant's Zoom-based Staged and Alan Bennett's Talking Heads returning. 

But on radio this type of intimate format has never really gone away. The storytelling template doesn't need elaborate sets and pyrotechnics. Just captivating tales well told. Comedian/writer Jenny Eclair is now on her sixth series of Little Lifetimes, the Radio 4 series of short stories in which different women share their secrets in each episode.


News: New Non-Fiction Menopause Book By Jenny Eclair

Quercus Books is to publish a refreshingly honest menopause survival guide Older and Wider by comedian Jenny Eclair. 

Jane Sturrock acquired world rights excluding US & Canada from Katie McKay and Richard Allen-Turner at Avalon.


News: Great Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer Line-Up Revealed With Russell Howard, Jenny Eclair, Joel Dommett, Mo Gilligan In The Mix

The Great British Bake Off will get the celebrity treatment once more as stars from across the worlds of acting, comedy, entertainment and sport come together to do their bit in the fight against cancer.

News: Jenny Eclair, Mark Gatiss Join Celebrity Portrait Artist Line-Up

Jenny Eclair and Mark Gatiss are among the amateur artists in this year's Celebrity Portrait Artist of the Year. .

Stephen Mangan and Joan Bakewell are back on Sky Arts, the UK’s only TV channel dedicated to arts, music and culture, on Tuesday 17 December at 8pm with a brand-new series.



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