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News: RSC Gig For David Baddiel

David Baddiel is to perform his acclaimed one-person show My Family: Not The Sitcom at the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

The special event will take place on Sunday 3 June 2018. 

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News: National Tour For David Baddiel's My Family: Not The Sitcom

Following a sold out run at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and two West End runs, David Baddiel takes his Olivier-nominated show to theatres nationwide. My Family: Not the Sitcom is a show about memory, ageing, infidelity, dysfunctional relatives, moral policing on social media, golf and gay cats. "A massively disrespectful" celebration of the lives of David Baddiel’s late sex-mad mother, Sarah, and dementia-ridden father, Colin. 

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News: Baddiel & Newman Reunited...Via Twitter

One time arena-filling double act superstars David Baddiel and Rob Newman had a public comedic exchange today for the first time in over two decades.

After fan Rachel Palmer quipped on Twitter that whenever she sees Robert Palmer she thinks there's a non-league football team missing a manager David Baddiel responded by saying: "That, of course, is a great @mrrobnewman joke of old. Akthough doesn't work quite so well now Robert Palmer's dead."

Opinion: Why Don't The Olivier Awards Have a Stand-Up Category? By David Baddiel

As a few of you will know, my show, My Family: Not The Sitcom was nominated for an Olivier Award this year. It didn’t win it, the award for that category going to Matthew Bourne’s beautiful ballet, The Red Shoes. 

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Interview: Rarely Asked Questions – David Baddiel

David Baddiel's latest show, My Family: Not The Sitcom returns to the West End for the third and final time from March 29. It is honest, touching, audacious and, of course, very funny. Baddiel has found a way to tackle the most delicate of subjects – in this case his father's dementia and his late mother's infidelity – and find humour in them. He makes it look easy. It clearly isn't. Over the years, right back to his early days working with Rob Newman, Baddiel has divided critics and comedy fans.

News: Olivier Award Nomination For David Baddiel

David Baddiel's acclaimed West End show My Family: Not the Sitcom has been nominated for an Olivier Award. 

It is in the Best Entertainment and Family category alongside Cinderella at the London Palladium which co-starred Julian Clary, Paul O'Grady, Paul Zerdin and Count Arthur Strong. Also nominated are Peter Pan at the National Theatre and The Red Shoes at Sadler’s Wells.

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TV: The Trouble With Dad, C4

When I saw David Baddiel’s latest stage show My Family: Not The Sitcom, I expected it to be equally about both of his intriguing, eccentric parents. In fact it was predominantly about his late mother Sarah and her long-running affair with a golfer. There was less about Baddiel’s father Colin, who has a form of dementia called Pick’s Disease. This television documentary redresses the balance, telling the moving story of his father.

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Video: Red Nose Day Hits The Road with David Baddiel, Russell Kane, Katy Brand, Hugh Dennis and more

Three pairs of comedians, dubbed the Red Nose Convoy, are heading from Kenya to Uganda delivering crucial supplies and seeing first-hand how money donated is changing lives.

The three twosomes are Reggie Yates (not sure if he counts as comedian but that's what the Comic Relief says) and Chewing Gum star Michaela Coel, David Baddiel and Hugh Dennis and Russell Kane and Katy Brand.

Watch a clip of what is in store for them here.

News: Final West End Run For David Baddiel's My Family: Not The Sitcom

David Baddiel's critically-acclaimed show My Family: Not The Sitcom is to return to the stage for an extended 10-week run at London’s Playhouse Theatre from Tuesday March 28th. These dates will be the final chance to see  hit show. 

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News: BBC Axes David Baddiel Radio Show

The BBC has not recommissioned the Radio 4 show Don’t Make Me Laugh.

The show was created and fronted by David Baddiel and got into hot water earlier this year over jokes about the sex life of the Queen in a pre-recorded episode which coincided with the day of the Queen’s 90th birthday.

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