Tag Archives: the history boys

September 12, 2010
Corden turns down ITV, Returns to National Stage– also tagged , ,

James Corden has reportedly turned down a lucrative ITV deal in favor of returning to his roots as a stage actor. The six-figure golden handcuff deal from ITV came on the heels of Corden’s successful World Cup show. Instead, Corden reunites with Nicholas Hytner to star in The Servant of Two Masters at the National […]

May 26, 2009
The History Boys Reprisal hits Chicago

If you’re visiting the Chicago area and want to see a reprisal of the play that helped kick-start James Corden’s career, make sure to drop by The History Boys. The Timeline Theater is producing the show Wednesday to Sunday through August 2nd (click for info). Or, you can pick up The History Boys, staring James […]

March 29, 2009
Corden moving to London?– also tagged ,

The Move Channel, an online portal for real estate, has reported that James Corden is moving to London. The actor and former The History Boys co-star Dominic Cooper would crash at a penthouse around Clerkenwell. We’ve certainly heard this type of rumor before – especially after James meteoric rise to fame on the success of […]

February 23, 2009
James Corden Interview with Orange (circa 2006)– also tagged

This is reaching back into the Internet archives, but we came across this interview the other day and thought it was worth a post. No dateline, but from the text it sounds like it’s from late 2006, just as The History Boys wrapped and Corden was kicking off Gavin & Stacey. I think even here you […]

December 26, 2008
Corden could be stage Shrek– also tagged

The Sun (so take with a grain of salt) reports that James Corden could star as Shrek in a West End production of the musical based on popular film. Corden is no stranger to the stage, having starred in The History Boys in London and on the world tour before finding more regular work on […]

August 6, 2008
Corden not a fan of “Hollyoaks”– also tagged , ,

In the upcoming issue of Esquire, James Corden blasts his former Hollyoaks colleagues, BBC Radio reports. Corden had a small role in Hollyoaks, a British soap opera,  before his current success with projects like The History Boys and Gavin & Stacey. He said “I’d rather die than go back. I can’t tell you the sheer […]

April 27, 2008
Another Great Corden Profile– also tagged , , , , , , , ,

The press keeps on coming for Britain’s #1 TV property, James Corden. From The Independent, official word that Corden’s hit the big time. A great, quick read about Corden’s ascent into Britcom royalty, capped with his coronation last week at the BAFTAs (Corden won Best Comedy Performance and his show Gavin & Stacey picked up the audience award). The author strolls through Corden’s acting past with some great quotes from Nicholas Hytner and Alan Bennett who directed and wrote (respectively) The History Boys which featured Corden. And from Henry Normal of Baby Cow […]

February 22, 2008
Guest Appearance on “Rob Brydon’s Annually Retentive”– also tagged ,

Originally broadcast 5/21/07 on BBC3, James Corden was a guest panalist in series 2, episode 4 of Rob Brydon’s Annually Retentive. Overall, fantastic show. Even the non-Corden parts were hilarious. I’m quickly growing into a Rob Brydon fan, so I’ll definitely be looking into this whole series more. The show also features regular player Russell Tovey, who shared the stage with James in The History Boys. Tovey plays Brydon’s gay producer (perhaps […]