Aliens Love Underpants Christmas special: Matt Lucas to star in Sky One’s festive treat

Having found success with their series of Sky Kids shorts inspired by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort’s Aliens Love Underpants books, the team at Tiger Aspect Productions has been commissioned to create a Christmas special for Sky One inspired by the Aliens Love Panta Claus book. Matt Lucas, the Little Britain co-creator and Doctor Who alum, will feature in the cast of Aliens … >

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The Moomins reboot adds Matt Lucas and Jennifer Saunders

Work continues on the new reboot of The Moomins, that’s set to arrive on our screens in 2019. It’ll be a CG take on the original stop-frame production, and 13 22-minute episodes have been ordered and are being worked on. Already lending their voices to the show are Rosamund Pike, Kate Winslet, Taron Egerton, Will … >

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Doctor Who: Matt Lucas hints at a return

One of the delights of Doctor Who series 10 was Matt Lucas’ character, Nardole. Following his debut in The Husbands Of River Song, Nardole travelled with the Doctor and Bill for the duration of series 10, but it had been assumed that, with the changes taking place on the show, he would be making an … >

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Little Britain: why the BBC cancelled the show

Now on sale is Matt Lucas’ excellent sort-of-autobiography, Little Me: My Life From A-Z. It’s a candid, interesting book, and one that shed light on why he and David Walliams never got to make a fourth UK series of Little Britain. Lucas openly discusses the difficulties getting the BBC to take on the show in … >

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