Tag Archives: comic relief

December 14, 2009
Corden in talks to host BBC World Cup show– also tagged , , ,

Digital Spy is reporting that James Corden is in talks to host his own BBC football World Cup show. … The programme would be similar to David Baddiel and Frank Skinner’s Fantasy Football series. James is a massive football fan and also very funny so this is the perfect show for him,” said a source. […]

August 23, 2009
James Corden on West Ham United– also tagged , ,

Like his Gavin & Stacey character Smithy, James Corden is a long-time. die-hard West Ham United fan. BBC Football Focus has a new video interview of Corden at the West Ham Stadium (click for video). Topics ran the gamut, including Corden’s Comic Relief Football pep speech.

May 2, 2009
Corden to sing World Cup Song– also tagged , ,

James Corden is considering covering the classic New Order hit, World In Motion, for the 2010 World Cup. Corden has some history with the song, featuring the John Barnes rap in series 2 of Gavin & Stacey as well as lyrics in his recent dress-down of the England Football Squad for Comic Relief. According to […]

April 27, 2009
Susan Boyle beats out Smiffy– also tagged ,

Susan Boyle and her surprisingly good rendition of I Dreamed a Dream won the best TV moment, according to a MSN Entertainment Poll (via The Sun). The solo beat out James Corden’s dressing down of ┬áthe England football squad for Comic Relief, which placed second. And while the famous Gavin & Stacey catch-phrase, “What’s Ocurrin?” […]

March 21, 2009
Comic Relief sketch an online success– also tagged ,

With a little more than week having passed since James Corden, as Smithy from Gavin & Stacey, having dressed down the England football team, video of the performance has become an online success. The spoof, filmed for Comic Relief, has proved immensely popular in a month where Corden has seen a critical backlash to his […]

March 18, 2009
Gavin & Stacey charity single reaches #1– also tagged , ,

The single recorded by Gavin & Stacey stars Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon, in character as Nessa and Bryn, for Comic Relief has hit #1 in the UK. In series 2 of Gavin & Stacey, Nessa + Bryn perform “Islands in the Stream,” the classic Dolly Parton/Kenny Rogers duet at a barn dance. The popularity […]

March 16, 2009
Horne and Corden worried about over-exposure– also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

James Corden and Mat Horne are worried about over-exposure. The comedy duo has seen a whirl-wind start to 2009, with several major projects reaching the public in a short time. The lads started the year (or really ended 2008) with the airing of the first Gavin & Stacey Christmas special. The show, which has achieved […]

March 14, 2009
Times may be tough, but Comic Relief delivers– also tagged

The world may be in the clutches of the global economic crisis, but that didn’t stop the generosity of Britons Friday. The biennial Comic Relief Red Nose Day brought in a record 57 million pounds for African aid. Dozens of stars and comics delivered hilarious performances during the telethon, broadcast on BBC1, including James Corden. […]

March 13, 2009
Corden’s Smithy dresses down England football team– also tagged , , ,

We now have the complete video of James Corden’s character Smithy (from Gavin & Stacey) dressing down the England football team as part of a spoof for Comic Relief. You can check out the YouTube video below, or find a higher quality clip by clicking here. You can also tune in tonight starting at 7pm […]

March 12, 2009
Corden football spoof ready for broadcast– also tagged , ,

As we previously reported, James Corden has filmed a football spoof for Comic Relief. The sketch will air during Red Nose Day on BBC1 this Friday, March 13th at 7pm. The sketch involves Corden, as his character Smithy from Gavin & Stacey, dressing down the England squad including David Beckham. On last week’s Friday Night […]