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News: Good Life for The New Millennium For Brigstocke & Godliman

Marcus Brigstocke and Kerry Godliman are to head the cast in a new sitcom being described as "unashamedly ‘The Good Life’ for the new millennium."

News: New Improv Supergroup From Marcus Brigstocke & Co

Comedian and broadcaster Marcus Brigstocke leads an all-star cast of improv comedy superstars in a brand new show There Will Be Cakeperformed in South London’s Omnibus Theatre in Clapham for five nights this September.

News: Marcus Brigstocke Discovers The Joy of Techs

Dave has commissioned a new series, Joy of Techs, in which technophobe Marcus Brigstocke and his gadget obsessive mate, actor, broadcaster and 2016 Celebrity Masterchef winner Alexis Conran, will travel around the UK, pitting themselves against each other as they tackle classic scenarios, hobbies and games from opposite ends of the spectrum and put the world’s top gadgets to the test.

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: Marcus Brigstocke To Star In Peter Pan Panto

Marcus Brigstocke is to make his panto debut at the New Wimbledon Theatre alongside Verne Troyer in Peter Pan.

Brigstocke will play Captain Hook and Troyer will play Lofty the Pirate. Comedian Jarred Christmas is also in the cast as Hook's sidekick Smee. The production will run from December 5 to January 10.

Brigstocke has previously appeared onstage in Spamalot and The Railway Children. Jarred Christmas returns to the Wimbledon stage after his performance in Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. 

News: Stand-Ups Star In Secret Sex Confessions Show

Comedians Nick Helm, James Acaster, Nish Kumar and Marcus Brigstocke are among the performers appearing in a new unrehearsed show about heterosexual female sexuality at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Manwatching is described as "a funny, frank, and occasionally explicit insight into heterosexual female desire, read out loud by a man."

Edinburgh Preview: Marcus Brigstocke

Last time I saw Marcus Brigstocke in Edinburgh it nearly didn’t happen. He was demonstrating one of the moves he used to do as a dancer in his pre-stand-up days and he fell down and injured his leg. Like the trouper he is he carried on with crutches and even did more dancing at the end. That show was a personal one, in which Brigstocke put politics aside to talk about his time working on oil rigs, having an eating disorder and, erm, being a dancer. This year he has got back on the satire train in Why The Long Face?.

News: More Brig Society From Marcus Brigstocke

Marcus Brigstocke is returning to BBC Radio 4 with a new series of The Brig Society, mixing stand-up, sketches and an attempt to improve the world.

Each week, Brigstocke is in charge of a big thing - the Foreign Office, football, Facebook - and attempts to make it run smoothly. He starts out by thinking "Well, it can't be that difficult, surely?" and ends up with "Oh - it's utterly difficult and I've made a complete fist of it." 

News: Writers' Guild Awards – Winners Announced

This results of this year's Writers' Guild Awards have just been announced. In the Best Sitcom Category Him and Her by Stefan Golaszewski beat House of Fools by Vic Reeves & Bob Mortimer and Up the Women, by Jessica Hynes.

The Brig Society by Marcus Brigstocke with Jeremy Salsby, Toby Davies, Nick Doody, Dan Tetsell & Steve Punt won Best Radio Comedy, up against Helen Keen’s It is Rocket Science by Helen Keen & Miriam Underhill and John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme by John Finnemore.

News: Brigstocke, Finnemore & More Up For BBC Audio Awards

Marcus Brigstocke, John Finnemore and sketch duo Trodd en Bratt are among the nominees for the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2015, announced today. Their shows, The Brig Society, John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme and Well Done You are up against each other for Best Scripted Comedy. In other categories writer Jon Canter has bagged two of the three nominations for his shows Believe It: Victor and I'm A Believer in the Best Scripted Comedy Drama and Morwenna Banks is up for two awards for the same piece, entitled Goodbye.

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