Eddie Izzard

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Eddie Izzard fails in bid to become Labour MP
Comedian loses out to Abtisam Mohamed, who will stand as party’s candidate in Sheffield Central

Sammy Gecsoyler

05, Dec, 2022 @3:32 PM

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Eddie Izzard rules out appearing on all-women Labour MP shortlists
Comedian hoping to be next MP for Sheffield Central says she would not stand on such a list as ‘I’m gender fluid’

Helen Pidd

27, Oct, 2022 @2:32 PM

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Tory MP under fire for transphobic comments about Eddie Izzard
‘Playground bully’ Lee Anderson’s remarks described as ‘vile and disgusting’ by MPs from his own party

Aletha Adu and Aubrey Allegretti

26, Oct, 2022 @7:39 PM

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What links Mr Bean to George Bush via the Wu-Tang Clan?
With Rowan Atkinson’s Man vs Bee creating a buzz, we follow a swarm of entertainers down the rabbit hole, including Eddie Izzard, Jon Stewart and GZA

Larry Ryan

16, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘The godfather of alternative comedy’: Eddie Izzard, Paul Merton and more on Spike Milligan
He was the shellshocked genius who channelled his anarchic brilliance into The Goon Show. Ian Hislop and Nick Newman explain why they’ve written a play about Spike Milligan – while comedians remember a legend

Brian Logan

27, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Centenary recording of Ulysses to be read by Eddie Izzard, Margaret Atwood and others
More than 100 writers, artists, comedians and musicians will voice James Joyce’s seminal novel in celebration of its publication a century ago

Alison Flood

20, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Eddie Izzard: ‘Becoming an MP is still my goal’
The comedian, 59, talks about a love of running, gender fluidity and plans to go into politics

Michael Segalov

31, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Six Minutes to Midnight review – Eddie Izzard miscast in strained Nazi-school yarn
The comedian plays a teacher who takes a job at a Nazi-sympathising Bexhill school on the cusp of the second world war

Peter Bradshaw

25, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Eddie Izzard: 'I'm just trying to create a space for myself'
The actor and comic on making her female pronouns permanent, shouting down abuse, enduring a marathon a day – and running for Labour

Simon Hattenstone

12, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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A Run for Hope: Eddie Izzard's marathon is a physical feat with a comedy treat
On top of running a marathon – while doubling as a chatshow host – every day this month, the comedian is reprising old favourites

Brian Logan

11, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Eddie Izzard to use the pronouns 'she' and 'her'
Stonewall praises comedian for her bravery after announcement on Sky Arts show

Lucy Campbell

21, Dec, 2020 @10:37 PM

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Comedy Without Borders review – globe-straddling quarantine comedy
Eddie Izzard and standups from India, Australia and beyond roast fake news and bust coronavirus taboos in an entertaining if patchy webcam variety fundraiser for frontline medics

Brian Logan

15, May, 2020 @4:38 PM

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