Vic Reeves

News: New Vic Reeves/Jim Moir Exhibition

Jim Moir, better known as comedian Vic Reeves, has a new exhibition of his art.

200 Drawings will feature sketches and works on paper and will run from the 19 September - 1st October 2018 at the Grosvenor Gallery in St. James's London.


News: Vic Reeves aka Jim Moir Settles Phone Hacking Case

Jim Moir – aka comedian Vic Reeves - has settled his case over phone-hacking allegations just before it went to court.

Moir was one of a number of celebrities whose case was due to be heard in the High Court today. The others were Coronation Street's Rajan Harkishindas, TV presenter Kate Thornton and talent manager Chris Herbert.

It had been alleged that they were victims of unlawful information gathering.

The settlement was agreed for an undisclosed sum. The other claimants have also settled.


TV: Vic & Bob's Big Night Out, BBC2

First of all it is brilliant to see Vic and Bob back doing what they do best. Being complete and utter tits with a reimagining of the show where it all started, Big Night Out. This BBC version is said to be the show they wanted to make for C4 all those years ago. The trouble is that if they had made this show back then I'm not sure if I'd have been as seduced by them as I was.

News: Early Vic Reeves Collaborator Not Dead

At the end of July it was reported that Alan King, who worked with comedian Vic Reeves at the start of his comedy career, had died. It now appears that this is incorrect.

The news had appeared on the internet and had been confirmed to Beyond The Joke. It is unclear how the confusion arose. BTJ has been in touch with people who have recently tried to reach King by phone and email. He had not responded but we have now been told that he is still alive from someone who says that they heard the news via his wife.

News: Vic Reeves Gets Cobbled In Coronation Street

Jim Moir, aka Vic Reeves, has been filming his first scenes for Coronation Street.

ITV tweeted a picture of him looking dapper in a three-piece suit on the set and Moir himself tweeted: "Had a brilliant first day on the cobbles. Everyone was so welcoming."


Review: Only Artists – Tony Pitts & Jim Moir/Vic Reeves, R4

I’ve usually found Vic Reeves to be a pretty elusive interviewee, always opting for a gag when you want some insight, but he was unusually open in this interview with actor/director Tony Pitts about his formative years.

Maybe it was because the series was all about artists and, as Reeves/Moir admitted, he always saw Vic Reeves as an art project from the very first time he stuck on a cardboard Sylvester Stallone mask and made his debut at Winston’s Wine Bar in Deptford in the 1980s.


News: Vic Reeves Joins Celebrity Masterchef Line-Up

Jim Moir, alias comedian Vic Reeves, is to take part in the next series of BBC1's Celebrity MasterChef. 

Judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace will be returning to judge twenty celebrity contestants, comparing their culinary skills in their hunt to single out one champion.

The full list of contestants is:

News: Vic And Bobs Big Night Out – New Series?

Could the BBC's rebooted Big Night Out be more than just one reunion episode?

Beyond The Joke has heard that when the show was filmed last night at the Hospital Club in Covent Garden it was referred to as a "pilot" rather than a "one-off reunion". There has been speculation that if it all works out a series could follow.

News: Vic Reeves/Jim Moir Joins Coronation Street

Vic Reeves, aka Jim Moir, is to join the cast of Coronation Street. Jim will play television presenter Colin who comes to Weatherfield to film with Norris and Mary after they are chosen to make an appearance on his show. It’s not long before Colin finds himself embroiled in the lives of other street residents.

He will begin filming a three month stint in July. He will be on screen from late summer.

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.


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