David Walliams

Interview: David Walliams on Ratburger

An all-star cast appears in the latest David Walliams children's comedy-drama Ratburger. The cast includes Doc Brown, Sheridan Smith, Mark Benton, Nigel Planer and Sophie Thompson. 

It is broadcast on Sky One and Now TV at 6pm on December 24. David Walliams talks about Ratburger below

What was the inspiration behind the story of Ratburger?


News: David Walliams & Sheridan Smith Star In New Comedy

David Walliams and Sheridan Smith star in the TV version of Walliams' children’s novel Ratburger, which comes to Sky One and NOW TV this Christmas. Walliams plays evil villain Burt and Sheridan is the horrid stepmother.

News: Another David Walliams Book To Be Adapted For TV

David Walliams is set to bring his best-selling children’s book, Grandpa’s Great Escape, to BBC One this Christmas.

Based on an original book by David Walliams, Grandpa’s Great Escape tells the tale of Grandpa, a World War II flying ace, who now sadly suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and when his family can no longer look after him he is moved to an old people’s home called Twilight Towers, run by Miss Dandy.


News: Miranda Hart Plays Down Role In Mum's New Gardening Show

Miranda Hart has taken to social media to play down her role in a new gardening series being made for More4.

Writing on Twitter Hart responded to media reports that she was making a TV comeback in Down The Garden Path, which her mother Dee Hart Dyke will be presenting.

The sitcom star set the record straight by writing: "No. I am doing the voice over and have a little cameo. It's my Mum's show and all the better for it."

News: David Walliams Comments on Britain's Got Talent Copycat Allegations

David Walliams has commented on the current controversy over the act on this week's Britain's Got Talent who has been accused by a number of comedians of copying circuit act Raymond And Mr Timpkins.


TV Review: The Nightly Show, ITV1

Maybe the theme tune should have been Things Can Only Get Better. ITV1’s much-trailed attempt at a topical comedy and chat show five nights a week started with a plodding episode that was equal parts unoriginal and uninspiring.


TV Review: David Walliams & Friend with Sheridan Smith, BBC1

It is certainly not the most cutting edge comedy on the screen at the moment. Far from it. In fact the opening sketch this week in which Walliams changes swear words around (“duck off you annoying winkers”) to avoid offending viewers could have been an update of an old Ronnie Barker skit.


TV Review: Walliams & Friend with Harry Enfield, BBC1

After last week’s edition in which David Walliams teamed up with youngish turk Jack Whitehall this week he teams up with oldish master Harry Enfield. And not surprisingly, given Enfield’s sketch comedy pedigree the result is very good indeed and at some points positively brilliant.

TV Review: Walliams & Friend, BBC1

You’ve certainly got to admire David Walliams’ eclectic work ethic. Children’s books, charity swims and he has just been named as the host of ITV1’s new stab at topical satire, The Nightly Show. And then there is this, his return to the sketch genre where he made his name.


News: David Walliams New All-Star Sketch Show - Details Confirmed

After a Christmas one-off with Joanna Lumley, David Walliams will be back on BBC One with a new friend each week, as Walliams & Friend returns this autumn.

Filmed on location and in front of a live studio audience, the star will be joined by Harry Enfield (Harry & Paul), writer and comedian Meera Syal (Goodness Gracious Me), Jack Whitehall (Bad Education), Sheridan Smith (The C Word) and award-winning actress Miranda Richardson (Mapp And Lucia).



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