articles about Victoria Wood which mention the new series of ISIHAC
09/06/2009 00:00 GMT
Posted by lisa
Several articles appeared in UK newspapers today about British comedy writer & performer Victoria Wood. The articles primarily concern Victoria's complaint about British panel shows being too male dominated, but the pieces also mention Victoria's forthcoming appearance in the new series of "I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue" (which begins on BBC Radio 4 next Monday).
Here's an excerpt from The Telegraph article (at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/5478241/TV-panel-shows-are-to
The double BAFTA winning comedienne will appear in the 51st series of the radio programme, I'm Sorry I haven't a Clue, the first show go on air without Humphrey Lyttelton, who died in April last year, aged 86.
In his role as chairman for 35 years, he gave the panel of four comedians "silly things to do" in what was billed as "the antidote to panel games".
Wood, 56, will make her debut appearance on the show with veteran panellists Barry Cryer, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Graeme Garden in a recording chaired by Stephen Fry, who is currently 'hot-desking' the role with Jack Dee and Rob Brydon.
Victoria Wood will appear as a panelist on the first 2 episodes of the new series of I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue starting on the 15th June 2009.
Plus an excerpt from The First Post (at
Wood's comments come as she prepares to make her debut appearance on the 51st series of the BBC Radio show, I'm Sorry I haven't a Clue, billed as "the antidote to panel games". It will be the first time the show has gone on air without its host of 35 years, Humphrey Lyttelton, who died in April last year, aged 86. Wood will be the only woman on the show, appearing alongside veteran panellists Barry Cryer, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Graeme Garden in a recording chaired by Stephen Fry, who is currently sharing the role with comedians Jack Dee and Rob Brydon.