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Red Nose Day appeal: Help to save a comedian’s career

Comic Relief founder Richard Curtis has spoken out about the many comedians who rely on the aid of Red Nose Day to sustain their careers and offset their tax liabilities.

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Posted: Mar 14th, 2013
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Box-office smash for British remake, ‘No Planes, No Trains, No Automobiles’

replacement John Goodman 'in operation'In the British version, updated for 2010, an Essex businessman struggles to overcome the odds and make his daily 40-minute commute.

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Posted: Dec 21st, 2010
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UK film industry in crisis as couple get together in first five minutes of rom-com

Filming of Richard Curtis’s latest romantic comedy, With All My Love, has descended into chaos after the two main characters were discovered ‘at it hammer and tongs’, just days into filming.

‘Timid Eton choirmaster Miles and brassy New York lawyer Bess are poles apart. For their mutual aristocratic friend Jacob to get them together should have taken all his wit and ingenuity, and approximately two hours of bumbling, social faux-pas and quaint English villages,’ explained an anonymous insider, ‘but the actors decided to improvise, and instead of a two minute skit on the different English and American meanings of the word ‘shag’, they were getting jiggy with it at the Highland Ball before the establishing shots of Uncle Bertram’s country estate were even in the can, the dirty buggers.’

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Posted: Aug 20th, 2010
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