Katherine Parkinson

Interview: Katherine Parkinson

 

 

Katherine Parkinson joins Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins for the new series, Hitmen: Reloaded. Read more about it below.

Katherine Parkinson & Giles Terera Talk About Theatre And Creativity

Celebrating BBC Lights Up, a major festival of UK theatre adapted for TV and radio at a time when theatres throughout the UK are closed, two of the stars of the season – Katherine Parkinson and Giles Terera – jumped on a Zoom call to chat about their advice for first-time writers, or anyone wanting to do something creative. 

News: Katherine Parkinson Play Comes To TV

BAFTA winner Katherine Parkinson’s debut play Sitting has been adapted for the screen. It will air at 10.30pm on Wednesday 7th April on BBC Four. After a television directorial debut with Unprecedented followed by Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads (both BBC) in 2020, former Artistic Director of Headlong Theatre Jeremy Herrin (People, Places and Things) directs the hour-long comedy-drama forming part of BBC Lights Up, BBC Arts’ Culture In Quarantine season celebrating British Theatre.

Interviews: Jack Christou, Freya Parks, Tori Allen-Martin, Mica Ricketts Talk Pandemonium

With family morale at an all-time low, the Jessops (Rachel and Paul, played by Katherine Parkinson and Jim Howick) decide they’re going to have their summer holiday after all, even if it means doing it in October. In Margate. All filmed by their youngest son, played by Jack Christou, Pandemonium charts the Jessops last, dogged attempt at some quality family time in 2020, despite the best efforts of a global pandemic to pull them apart.

Interviews: Katherine Parkinson & Jim Howick Discuss New Comedy Pandemonium

With family morale at an all-time low, the Jessops (Rachel and Paul, played by Katherine Parkinson and Jim Howick) decide they’re going to have their summer holiday after all, even if it means doing it in October. In Margate. All filmed by their youngest son, Pandemonium charts the Jessops last, dogged attempt at some quality family time in 2020, despite the best efforts of a global pandemic to pull them apart.

News: Pandemonium for Katherine Parkinson

Katherine Parkinson is set to start in a new one-off Christmas comedy entitled Pandemonium.

Interview: Katherine Parkinson On Taskmaster 2020

Taskmaster moves from Dave to C4 for its latest outing. The format remains the same, with Greg Davies and Alex Horne setting comedians a succession of bizarre challenges.

This year's line-up is Daisy May Cooper, Johnny Vegas, Katherine Parkinson, Mawaan Rizwan and Richard Herring.

Below Katherine Parkinson discusses taking part in the show, which is now on its tenth series (with the eleventh already filmed).

Taskmaster is on Thursdays at 9pm, C4. Catch series 1-9 on All 4

Theatre Review: Shoe Lady, Royal Court Theatre

I remember an old joke from when I was growing up, I think told by Bob Monkhouse or someone else from his generation. A hippy gets on a train wearing one shoe and a commuter asks "did you lose a shoe?". The hippy replies, "No man, I found one." This new play by EV Crowe reminded me of that long lost gag. How a single absent shoe can mean so much.

News: Katherine Parkinson To Star In New Play

Kayla Meikle and Katherine Parkinson have been cast in the world premiere of Shoe Lady written by E.V. Crowe and directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone. With set design by Chloe Lamford, lighting design by Natasha Chivers, composition by Matthew Herbert, sound design by Tony Gayle and movement direction by Sasha Milavic Davies.

News: Katherine Parkinson's Debut Play Comes to London

Following a run at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, IT Crowd star Katherine Parkinson’s debut play Sitting will have its London première at the Arcola Theatre.

Luke, Cassandra and Mary are sitting. They sit weekly for their portraits and, in a series of revealing sessions, end up sharing their funny and moving tales of love, longing and loss.

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