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‘Little Britain’ removed from Netflix, BBC due to blackface

‘Little Britain’ removed from Netflix, BBC due to blackface

British TV series’ Little Britain and Come Fly With Me have been taken down from Netflix, BBC iPlayer and BritBox due the stars use of racist tropes and blackface characters. The program, which debuted on BBC in 2003, stars comedians Matt Lucas and David Walliams features a collection of comedy sketches which sees the actors take on a […]

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Matt Lucas to host ‘The Great British Bake Off’ in 2020

Matt Lucas to host ‘The Great British Bake Off’ in 2020

Little Britain star Matt Lucas will replaces Sandi Toksvig as the co-host of the popular TV show The Great British Bake Off.  The announcement that Matt Lucas would be joining the show was made on social media last wee, Toksvig had announced she was stepping down from her hosting role back in January. The long running show […]

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Bibliophile | Matt Lucas tells his story from A to Z

Little Me – My life from A-Z by Matt Lucas Allen & Unwin   Matt Lucas’s unique face immediately brings to mind his comic masterpiece with David Walliams – Little Britain. However his autobiography is not in chronological order but in alphabetical order, so it is not until half way through the book that the smutty comedy gets a […]

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Russell Tovey shares his excitement that Doctor Who is getting a gay companion

Russell Tovey shares his excitement that Doctor Who is getting a gay companion

British actor Russell Tovey, who starred in the US queer series Looking, has welcomed the news that Doctor Who is about to get it’s first gay companion. Last week news broke that the Doctor’s new companion Bill, who is played by Pearl Mackie, will be a lesbian. It’s the first time the Doctor’s sidekick has been […]

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BBC deliver a queer take on ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

BBC deliver a queer take on ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth the BBC has commissioned a new slab of adaptations of the author’s most famous works. Among them is a very queer take on ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Russell T Davies, the man behind the original ‘Queer as Folk’ series, has delivered a gay version of one of […]

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Julia Zemiro: Homecoming Queen

Julia Zemiro: Homecoming Queen

Julia Zemiro, Australia’s queen of Eurovision and former host of RockWiz, is returning to the ABC this month with a brand new season of ‘Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery’. In its third season, this unique interview program will be venturing into the childhood homes, schools and important places of not only beloved comedians but also some […]

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