Sky1 to adapt David Walliams’ book ‘Ratburger’ this Christmas

David Walliams is adapting his children’s novel Ratburger for Sky1 with Gnomeo and Juliet writer Kevin Cecil. The adaptation will star the author alongside Sheridan Smith (Cilla), Mark Benton (Waterloo Road), Nigel Planer (The Young Ones) and Ben Bailey Smith (Law and Order: UK). Walliams commented: “I am thrilled my book is coming to Sky and especially … >

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8 ‘Spaced’ actors who’ve appeared in ‘Doctor Who’

Can you believe it’s nearly 18 years since Tim, Daisy and co appeared on our screens in the first season of Channel 4’s cult comedy Spaced? Take a look at our Top 5 Spaced episodes here. Fans of Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who era will remember Nick Frost’s role in 2014’s Christmas special, but here are seven … >

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Interview: David Walliams chats about his love of author Roald Dahl

David Walliams will host a one-off film celebrating Roald Dahl’s 10 best-selling children’s books on Channel 4 next month. The 90-minute special brings together a host of stars to mark the 100th anniversary of Dahl’s birth, including Stephen Spielberg, Julie Walters, Richard Curtis, Mackenzie Crook, Jarvis Cocker, Johnny Vegas, Jessica Hynes and Miriam Margolyes. Roald Dahl’s Most Marvellous Book will climax with the nation voting … >

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14 unrecognisable famous guest stars in ‘Doctor Who’

Here we take a look at some of Doctor Who‘s famous guest stars who you might not have recognised…   Peter Kay as The Abzorbaloff in ‘Love & Monsters’   Zoe Wanamaker (Harry Potter, My Family) as Lady Cassandra in ‘The End of the World’ and ‘New Earth’   Ian McKellen (The Hobbit, X-Men) as … >

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‘Billionaire Boy’ review: Very enjoyable, silly family fare

Based on David Walliams’ book of the same name, Billionaire Boy is the inspiring story of one man’s quest to unleash his potential to become an exceptionally terrible person with the help of a miraculous windfall – or possibly the story of one boy’s discovery that wealth isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. We … >

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David Walliams adapting his ‘Billionaire Boy’ book for BBC One

BBC One has announced the cast for Billionaire Boy, the channel’s fourth dramatisation of a David Walliams book. The hour-long adaptation begins filming this week in Sheffield and Rotherham. Billionaire Boy is the story of Len, who makes a billion from inventing a new toilet roll, and his 12-year-old son Joe (Elliot Sprakes) who appears … >

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Win ‘Partners in Crime’ DVDs and books!

David Walliams (Little Britain) and Jessica Raine (Call The Midwife) lead the cast of BBC One’s new six-part adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime novels as husband and wife detective duo, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. > Buy Partners in Crime on DVD on Amazon. To celebrate the show’s release on  DVD on Monday 31 … >

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