Adrian Edmondson

Steve Pemberton joins Death in Paradise

Steve Pemberton joins Death in Paradise

Steve Pemberton, and Nina Wadia are to guest star in ‘Death in Paradise’. The ‘Happy Valley’ star and the former ‘EastEnders’ actress will appear in the ninth series of the crime drama, which will see Ralf Little take on the new lead detective role when the murder mystery show returns to BBC One early next year. Steve said: "’Death In Paradise’ ... »

Adrian Edmondson lands guest role on Death In Paradise

Adrian Edmondson lands guest role on Death In Paradise

Adrian Edmondson has been revealed as the first guest star on the new series of ‘Death in Paradise’. ‘The Young Ones’ actor joins the cast as the mysterious Charles Crabtree who will be an eyewitness to an attack on the Caribbean island of Saint Marie. The news was announced on the official Twitter account of the BBC One series in a tweet which read: "Adrian Edmondson ... »

Nigel Planer was paid around ‘£400 per episode’ for The Young Ones

Nigel Planer was paid around ‘£400 per episode’ for The Young Ones

Nigel Planer was only paid a "few hundred pounds" per episode for ‘The Young Ones’. The 66-year-old actor – who played hippy Neil in the sitcom – received a small sum for the 12-episode comedy, in which he starred alongside Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall and Christopher Ryan. Nigel told the Daily Star: "’The Young Ones’ was a big hit, but we only ma... »

Lesley Manville joins Save Me for 2nd series

Lesley Manville joins Save Me for 2nd series

Lesley Manville has joined the cast of ‘Save Me’. The 63-year-old star is set to star in the next series of the Sky Atlantic drama, with the ‘Mum’ actress in line to play Jennifer Charles opposite series lead and creator Lennie James’ character Nelly Rowe. She is quoted by The Sun newspaper’s Bizarre TV column as saying: "I couldn’t be more delighted ... »

Adrian Edmondson to join EastEnders

Adrian Edmondson to join EastEnders

Adrian Edmondson is set to join the cast of ‘EastEnders’. The 62-year-old actor and comedian – who has already enjoyed an illustrious career in television and was a comedy heavyweight in the 80s and 90s – will take on the role of Daniel Cook in the BBC soap later this year. Daniel will be a new love interest for Jean Slater (Gillian Wright), and has been described as "... »

Adrian Edmondson catches pesky rat

Adrian Edmondson catches pesky rat

Adrian Edmondson has caught the rat that had been plaguing his and Jennifer Saunders’ home. The 61-year-old comedic actor took to Twitter on Monday (14.01.19) to reveal he has managed to capture the creature in a humane trap, after revealing last week that he and his wife Jennifer – who have been married for 33 years – had set up a camera in their kitchen when they suspected thei... »

Jennifer Saunders and Adrian Edmondson plagued by rat

Jennifer Saunders and Adrian Edmondson plagued by rat

Adrian Edmondson and his wife Jennifer Saunders are being plagued by a rat at their house. The couple – who have been married 33 years – were suspicious that they had an unwanted guest at home who keeps sneaking in to their kitchen to steal food so Ade set up a night camera to get definitive proof of the raiding rodent. The 61-year-old comic actor has tried everything to catch the rogu... »

Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer reunite for BBC sitcom

Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer reunite for BBC sitcom

Adrian Edmondson is to reunite with his former ‘Young Ones’ co-star Nigel Planer for the BBC comedy ‘Upstart Crow’. The 61-year-old actor and Nigel, 64, previously starred opposite one another in the iconic sitcom – which also featured Rik Mayall and Christopher Ryan – and they’re now poised to reunite on the set of the comedy programme, which is about Wil... »