Jack Whitehall hosts The Royal Variety Performance for ITV, brings Backchat back to BBC2, releases The Bad Education Movie on DVD and guests on Channel 4’s TFI Friday

Jack Whitehall has a very busy month ahead as he makes a myriad of TV appearances this December.

Jack became the youngest host of all time to take the reins of The Royal Variety Performance in November and now you have the chance to watch his critically acclaimed appearance on ITV1. It broadcasts 7.30pm on 8th December. You can find out more about the show here.

In other Jack news, he and father Michael Whitehall will be engaged in another round of celebrity interviews and familial bickering as they bring Backchat back to BBC2 for two new episodes. Tofind out more about the show, go here.

This month also sees the release of The Bad Education Movie on DVD. You can buy the feature length version of Jack’s hit sitcom on DVD and Blu-ray from 14th December and can pre-order here.

Finally, Jack will be joining Chris Evans and guest host Alan Partridge (back of the net!) for an episode of recently-revived cult Channel 4 show TFI Friday, broadcasting 7.30pm 18th December on Channel 4. You can find out more about the show here.

Jimmy Carr to record episodes of Channel 4’s Big Fat Quiz and 8 Out Of 10 Cats and appear on BBC2’s QI

The busiest man in comedy™ has a typically hectic December ahead, as he makes a plethora of appearances on our TV screens as well as performing the last few shows of his Funny Business tour.

Jimmy will be hosting two festive episodes of 8 Out Of 10 Cats, bringing the usual mix of surveys and silliness to Channel 4’s flagship panel show. You can find out more about the programme here.

Also making a welcome return is Big Fat Quiz of the Year. Expect jokes, celebrity guests and maybe even the occasional question on Channel 4’s 2015-based knees up. You can find more about the show here.

Jimmy will again be lending his voice to Comedy Central’s Drunk History, providing commentary between booze-fuelled tales of antiquity for the new series. You can find out more here.

See Jimmy being quite interesting alongside Stephen Fry, Alan Davies and a selection of other funny people on QI, broadcasting on BBC2 at 10pm on 11th December. You can find out more about the show here.

Jimmy will also be putting a grown-up spin on a bedtime story as he recounts a spooky tale on Dave’s Crackanory, broadcasting Wednesday 9th December at 10pm on Dave. You can find out more about the show here.

Finally, you can still catch Jimmy on tour, with international dates for current show Funny Business and UK dates for his upcoming The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour both available from his website.

Joe Lycett sells out entire 2015 tour and adds new dates for 2016, plus appears on Dave’s As Yet Untitled and Radio 4’s Don’t Make Me Laugh

Having sold out all of his 2015 dates, you can still catch the brilliant Joe Lycett’s brilliant showThat’s The Way A-Ha A-Ha Joe Lycett with a whole host of dates just added for 2016. To see these dates and to book tickets, go here.

In other Joe news, he’ll be joining Alan Davies and guests for a festive special episode of Dave’s As Yet Untitled this month, broadcasting 23rd Dec at 10pm. To round off a busy month for Joe, he’ll then be recording an episode of David Baddiel’s Don’t Make Me Laugh for BBC Radio 4. You canfind out more about the show here.

Luke Kempner’s Impression Of 2015 for ITV2, plus records episode of The Now Show for BBC Radio 4

We are delighted to announce that the fantastic Luke Kempner is set to record his own TV show, a review of the year style spectacular for ITV2. Luke Kempner’s Impression of 2015 will see Luke giving his take on the big events of 2015, with a mix of impressions, celebrity guests and musical performances. Follow our twitter for broadcast details.

Luke will also be making his debut on BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show this month, broadcasting Friday 4th December at 6.30pm. For all industry enquiries relating to Luke, please contact Liz Hadley: liz@chambersmgt.com

Frankie Boyle announces new tour dates, plus to star in Globe Theatre short film

Frankie Boyle has just announced another series of dates for latest hit show Hurt Like You’ve Never Been Loved. You can find a full list here.

Frankie will also be taking on the work of the bard as he stars as part of a series of short films produced by The Globe Theatre as a celebration of Shakespeare’s work. Frankie will be playing the part of The Porter in Macbeth. You can find out more about the project here.

Pippa Evans to appear as part of extended West End run for Showstopper! The Improvised Musical, plus stars on BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show

Pippa Evans will be joining the rest of the cast of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical as it extends its stint in the West End after its initial critically-acclaimed run of shows at the Apollo Theatre came to an end this month. Now at the Lyric Theatre, you can find out more about the show and buy tickets here.

Pippa will also be joining Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis on BBC Radio 4 institution The Now Showthis month. You can catch Pippa on the show at 6.30pm on 4th and 11th December.

In other Pippa news, she will be appearing on BBC Radio 4’s 15 Minute Music

Sarah Millican’s Outsider tour continues, plus records for BBC1’s The John Bishop Show

You can still catch Sarah Millican’s brilliant Outsider show on tour. For a full list of dates and to buy tickets, go here.

In other Sarah news, she will be performing stand-up on BBC1’s The John Bishop Christmas Showalongside a plethora of stars from the world of comedy and music. You can watch the show on BBC1 at 9pm on 21st December. To find out more about the show go here.

Sarah will also be putting a grown-up spin on a bedtime story as she recounts a tale on Dave’sCrackanory, broadcasting Thursday 10th December at 10pm on Dave. You can find out more about the show here.

Larry Dean brings hit show Out Now to the Soho Theatre

The fantastic Larry Dean is bringing his Fosters Comedy Award-nominated, critically acclaimed hit show Out Now to the Soho Theatre. You can buy tickets and find out more about the show here.

Larry also recently recorded an episode of David Baddiel’s Don’t Make Me Laugh for BBC Radio 4. Follow our twitter for broadcast details. For all industry enquiries relating to Larry, please contact Liz Hadley: liz@chambersmgt.com

Trevor Noah returns to London for Lost In Translation shows

The fantastic Trevor Noah returns to these shores this month, bringing his brilliant Lost In Translation show to the Hammersmith Apollo on 21st and 22nd December. You can snap up the last remaining tickets here. For all UK industry enquiries relating to Trevor, please contact Liz Hadley: liz@chambersmgt.com

David O’Doherty on tour

You can still catch the Lidl Enya David O’Doherty on his latest tour, We Are All in the Gutter, But Some of Us Are Looking at David O’Doherty. For a comprehensive gig list and to buy tickets, go here.

Stuart Goldsmith takes An Hour on tour, plus brings The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast to Soho Theatre

Stuart Goldsmith is bringing his hit Edinburgh show An Hour on tour following a triumphant Edinburgh run of packed houses and stellar reviews. To find a full list of shows and buy tickets here.

Praise for An Hour:

“A keen eye helps form wonderfully descriptive phrases” **** Chortle
“His material is beautifully crafted” **** Fest
“A showcase of quietly perfect stand-up” ***** Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

Stuart will also be bringing the critically-acclaimed Comedian’s Comedian Podcast to The Soho Theatre with guests such as Romesh Ranganathan, Isy Suttie and Dave Gorman already booked for mind-expanding comedy chats. You can book tickets here.

Aisling Bea to appear on BBC2’s QI and BBC Radio 4’s Don’t Make Me Laugh

Aisling Bea makes a welcome return to QI this month, joining Stephen Fry, Alan Davies and our very own Jimmy Carr on BBC2 at 10pm on 11th December. You can watch Aisling’s last appearance on the show here.

Aisling will also be recording an episode of David Baddiel’s Don’t Make Me Laugh for BBC Radio 4. You can find out more about the show here. For all industry enquiries relating to Aisling, please contact Liz Hadley: liz@chambersmgt.com