David Schneider twitterview

Jun 10, 2009 Author: Peekay | Filed under: Actor, Comedian, Director

David Schneider’s appearances in brilliant comedies such as radio’s “On The Hour”, it’s TV spin-off “The Day Today”, and the Steve Coogan vehicles “Knowing Me Knowing You… With Alan Partridge” and “I’m Alan Partridge” has secured his place in comedy history. Also an accomplished writer and director, Schneider has carved out a successful career considering he studied modern languages and Yiddish Drama!

Schneider has also been in a number of highly successful films such as “28 Days Later”, “A Knight’s Tale” and “Mission:Impossible” and is currently appearing in a film directed by David Baddiel.

logoiconYou’ve been in classic comedies – The Day Today, I’m Alan Partridge, etc – did studying Yiddish Drama help with those roles

DavidSchneiderAbsolutely. All the rehearsals were conducted in Yiddish. And you’ll notice that in most of my roles I look Jewish

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Iain Lee twitterview

Jun 7, 2009 Author: Peekay | Filed under: Actor, Broadcaster, Musician, TV Presenter

Iain Lee had his big breakthrough in Channel Four’s 11 O’Clock Show back in the day, the show that also featured Ali G, Ricky Gervais and Mackenzie Crook among others.

Since C4’s early morning programme R.I.S.E. finished, which Iain co-presented, Iain has become a mainstay on radio stations such as LBC, Virgin and now Absolute Radio where he presents a break from non-stop music with an irreverent phone-in show (he recently wrestled a listener).

Iain’s occasional podcast Shindiggery can be gotten via his website iainlee.co.uk/

logoiconA Silver Sony award, a BBC2 sitcom on its way – is this the resurgence of Iain Lee on our radio and tv sets?

IainLeeHardly. The Scum Also Rises starts filming this week for BBC2. It’s not a starring role. I’m a regular but it’s a small part.

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Robert Llewellyn twitterview

Jun 3, 2009 Author: Peekay | Filed under: Actor, Author, Broadcaster, TV Presenter

Robert Llewellyn is probably best known as the robot Kryten in the hit comedy sci-fi show Red Dwarf. He is also a an author, presenter of numerous programs including Scrapheap Challenge, and now the mastermind behind the web hit CarPool. His extensive website www.llew.co.uk contains all you need to know about Robert.

logoiconRed Dwarf finally made a comeback after many years, but as a TV show, does this mean the plans for a film are dead?

BobbyLlewAfter 10 years doing nothing then suddenly working together again, I don’t think anything is impossible. New series is more likely though

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