Ben Elton

Comedian says Michael Gove "made [an] arse of himself" with criticism of Blackadder. Ben Elton: Gove's Blackadder comments silly Our resident showbiz insider gets all festive in this week's Peek at the Week. Anna Williamson's latest Showbiz Peek The cast of Ben Elton's Queen musical take their final curtain call in London. Queen's We Will Rock You closes in London Comic relives awkward reality of fame & the time he claimed to be a 'Holocaust denier' in therapeutic show. Is David Baddiel's stand-up return any good? Ben Elton and Queen's long running musical announces its final run. We Will Rock You to close after 12 years Digital Spy takes a look back at the classic ITV comedy series. Spitting Image is 30: Looking back The Ben Elton-penned musical goes on tour next year. Sugababe Jade Ewen for Rod Stewart musical Phil Bowker talks to Digital Spy about Twitter, his favourite sitcoms and Ben Elton. 'Phoneshop' creator on art of TV sitcoms Ben Elton and Sue Perkins's latest sitcoms will not return for second series. 'Wright Way', 'Heading Out' axed by BBC Made in Chelsea, The Politician's Husband and The Wright Way reviewed. Remote Control: Alex Fletcher's TV Week Five comedy disasters to match Ben Elton's misfire The Wright Way. 'Two Pints': ''Orrible': 5 Worst Sitcoms The former Little Mo star admits she only watches the soap "every now and then". Kacey Ainsworth open to 'Enders return Digital Spy takes a close look at the critically-savaged new BBC sitcom. Ben Elton's 'Wright Way': The worst gags Ben Elton's new sitcom The Wright Way opens to over 2 million viewers. 'The Syndicate' finale rises on Tuesday Rowan Atkinson and Tony Robinson revive Edmund Blackadder and Baldrick. Blackadder returns on stage for charity Prince's Trust comedy gala 2012 lineup is unveiled. Rowan Atkinson, Miranda for charity gig Slings & Arrows will be set in a health and safety department at a local council. Ben Elton writes new sitcom pilot The Rowan Atkinson-starring comedy named best ever by UK voters. 'Blackadder' voted best British TV show Digital Spy looks back at Geri Halliwell's TV highs and lows. Geri Halliwell's TV best bits: Watch The charity quips that it has not changed its name back. Scope excuses Ben Elton 'Spastics' slip We take a look back at comedy classic Mr Bean for this week's Tube Talk Gold. 'Mr Bean': Tube Talk Gold Phantom of the Opera is named the 'most wanted' West End show of 2011. Phantom 'most in demand show' for 2011 Paper Giants and Underbelly: Razor feature in Australian newspaper's round-up. 2011's best, worst Aussie shows named Aussie Junior MasterChef host Anna Gare compares fire to a "vandal". Anna Gare reveals house fire horror We take a look back at the classic BBC comedy Blackadder. 'Blackadder': Tube Talk Gold Brendan O'Carroll on his divisive sitcom Mrs Brown's Boys. Brendan O'Carroll 'Mrs Brown's Boys' chat Packed to the Rafters actor Hugh Sheridan is reportedly in talks to star in Jesus Christ Superstar. 'Rafters' star Hugh Sheridan to star in musical? Ben Elton's new Australian sketch comedy show is cancelled due to poor ratings. Ben Elton show axed after only two weeks Channel Nine vows to support Ben Elton despite the low ratings of his new television show. TV bosses "disappointed" with Elton show Ratings of Ben Elton's Aussie TV show are poised to surge as he gives a role to a bank advert star. Elton show to star bank ad actress Ben Elton mocks Australian celebs such as Eddie McGuire and Bert Newton in a promo video. Elton teases Aussie stars in promo Andy Hamilton reveals that the BBC were reluctant to commission his comedy Outnumbered at first. Hamilton: 'BBC worried about Outnumbered' Aussie TV star Anna Gare says that she would never have made it if it wasn't for Ben Elton. Gare credits Ben Elton with TV career Australia's Nine Network recruits Ben Elton to inject comedy into their TV shows. Ben Elton to bring comedy to Aus TV Ben Elton retracts several insulting remarks he made about the Royal Family on Australian TV. Ben Elton apologises for Queen jibe Ben Elton criticises panel show comedy series for encouraging "mean" humour. Ben Elton criticises panel show comedy Actor Kenneth Branagh receives rave reviews for his part in West End play Ivanov. Branagh wows West End in 'Ivanov' Rowan Atkinson rejects the chance to reunite with the cast of Blackadder for an upcoming show. Atkinson turns down 'Blackadder' reunion Ben Elton will team up with Andrew Lloyd Webber on the Phantom of the Opera sequel. Elton signs up for 'Phantom' sequel Ben Elton says the BBC is too scared to make jokes about Islam. Ben Elton: 'BBC is scared of Islam'