JOSH WIDDICOMBE NEWS
Josh Widdicombe’s BBC sitcom Josh is now available on DVD, with season one already on the shelves, and season two coming on October 31st.
Don’t forget you can catch the current season on iPlayer here.
The Last Leg returns to Channel 4 tonight (Friday 21st October) with the boys joining in for Stand Up To Cancer.
Catch up after airing on All 4 and stay tuned for news of the coming weeks’ guests.
Josh Widdicombe's BBC Three sitcom Josh returns this September for a second season, with episodes launching at 10:00am on Thursdays on iPlayer.
Josh added: 'We loved making it and are hugely proud of it so please watch it on BBC Three (iPlayer). We have cameos from the likes of Michael Ball, Tamzin Outhwaite, Emma Bunton and Jennifer Saunders (again!) and we think you will really like it.'
Rob Beckett’s new YouTube channel continues as he’s joined by Josh in this week’s episode. Subscribe and check back as more episodes will be added over coming weeks!
SECOMBE THEATRES GIGS CANCELLED
Unfortunately, due to Sutton Theatres going into administration, the following shows will not be going ahead at the Secombe Theatre.
Josh Widdicombe: 18/8/16
Jeremy Hardy: 17/9/16
Seann Walsh: 17/11/16
Shappi Khorsandi: 1/12/16
Marcus Brigstocke: 2/12/16
We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Josh Widdicombe will perform his show What Do I Do Now… at the London Hammersmith Apollo on the 6th October 2016 as part of the current tour.
The show goes on pre-sale tomorrow (Wednesday 2nd March) at 10:00am – sign up for the Off The Kerb Priority mailing list to receive your link.
Following a sold-out 2015 autumn tour, Josh Widdicombe, that guy from the TV comedy shows with the curly hair, has announced some new UK tour dates for summer 2016.
Since he's been away from stand up Josh has been working hard on other things... but don't worry in his spare time he has found a lot of minor things to get annoyed about, and now he has a chance to talk about them on stage (in the form of jokes). If you have seen him before live or on TV and enjoyed yourself then this is the show for you. If you didn't like him then it probably isn't.
Since he was last on tour, Josh's Channel 4 show The Last Leg has gone from strength to strength and been nominated for various awards including a British Comedy Award and a Broadcast Award, while finally winning one at the Royal Television Society Awards. The series returned in 2016 with a two-part Australia special as well as an eight episode series this spring. The show has been commissioned for another series later this year, and the trio will also be heading to Rio for the 2016 Paralympics.
Josh's self-penned sitcom Josh aired on BBC Three and BBC One in November 2015 to much critical acclaim. A huge ratings success for both the BBC Three and BBC One transmissions, the sitcom is currently filming a highly anticipated second series due to air this autumn.
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Josh is the brand new sitcom for BBC Three, written by Josh Widdicombe and Tom Craine. The series, made by BBC Comedy and directed by David Schneider (I'm Alan Partridge and The Day Today), will air on BBC Three this November (date to be confirmed).
After a hugely successful pilot for the BBC's Comedy Feed pilot initiative last year, this much anticipated debut series sees the return of Josh, his flatmates Kate (Beattie Edmondson) and Owen (Elis James), and their relentlessly annoying landlord Geoff (Jack Dee).
We are delighted to announce that as of 16th August, Josh Widdicombe will be the new host of BBC Radio 5 Live's hugely popular Saturday morning points for punditry show, Fighting Talk.
On his new role at the station he commented: 'I am delighted to be joining 5 Live and getting the chance to host a radio show I have been listening to for almost a decade. I won't let my record of never winning an episode of Fighting Talk cloud my judgement now I am in charge.'
Formerly a sports writer at the Guardian newspaper, Josh has had a remarkable impact on the comedy circuit since his debut gig in 2008 with him now considered one of the most in demand and highly regarded comedians in the UK for both his live stand up and TV work.
Josh's coveted XFM show will then move to Sundays at 10am and will still be available as a podcast.
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Since his first gig in January 2008 Josh has had a remarkable impact on the comedy circuit. In just three years he has been named FHM Stand Up Hero 2010 (ITV4), Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2010 and after just a handful of gigs made it to the final of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny final at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2008.
Now regarded as one of the best up-and-coming acts on the UK circuit Josh is in constant demand at clubs and theatres across Britain. Josh is fast establishing himself on the live circuit supporting huge comic talent such as Kevin Bridges, Michael McIntyre, Alan Carr and Shappi Khorsandi. 2011 will see Josh take his first hour show, Other People, to the Edinburgh Festival.
Other than stand-up Josh has been busy taking part in BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends, Arthur Smith’s Balham Bash, BBC Radio 5 Live’s Fighting Talk, Absolute Radio’s Rock n’ Roll Football and ITV4’s Mark Watson Kick’s Off.
He has also written for Michael McIntyre, Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and BBC Radio 4’s Look Away Now.
Chortle’s Best Breakthrough Act 2011 Nominee
FHM Stand Up Hero 2010
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2010
So You Think You’re Funny Finalist 2008
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‘Josh Widdicombe’s straightforward stand-up show on life’s little – and big – irritations felt like a veritable palate-cleansing sorbet. Good, smart, clean fun, plus a witty Laser Quest routine’ – Bruce Dessau
‘Hysteria-inducing jokes arrive in lightning quick succession during this frighteningly impressive debut hour’ ***** – Three Weeks
‘This is one of the most individual, accomplished, hilarious and unforgettable hours I have had this year’ – The Scotsman