Josh Hollis

Hebburn – Scrapped North East Sitcom Set For US Remake

Hebburn – Scrapped North East Sitcom Set For US Remake

The United States will soon be getting a taste of life in South Tyneside after popular BBC comedy Hebburn was bought by an American production company. Happy Madison Productions, which is part-owned by globally famous funny man and film star Adam Sandler, is set to give the comedy a stateside make-over and develop a US […]

 Kieran Murray

Hebburn – BBC To Axe North East Sitcom According To Creator Jason Cook

Hebburn – BBC To Axe North East Sitcom According To Creator Jason Cook

The BBC has decided to axe Newcastle-based sitcom Hebburn. The news was revealed by creator Jason Cook stating the BBC2 show would not be renewed for a third series. He said: “We’ve had such a great time making series one and two and I’d like to thank the BBC for allowing us to do this. The team […]

 Jake Trelease

Review: House of Fools – “Why Is It Always You That Suffers From Sausage Drift?”

Review: House of Fools – “Why Is It Always You That Suffers From Sausage Drift?”

The latest instillation of Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer’s slapstick, surreal comedy landed on our screens yesterday in the form of the pair’s first sitcom, House of Fools. Vic and Bob are known for their idiotic humour, the senseless yet hilarious nonsense they have become renowned for from the days of Shooting Stars. The concept for […]