Johnny Vegas

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‘It’s made me who I am’: Johnny Vegas diagnosed with ADHD at 52
British actor and comedian says condition has made him disorganised but ‘chaos’ may have helped his standup performance

Jamie Grierson

11, Jan, 2023 @3:47 PM

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The Drowning of Arthur Braxton review – YouTuber Luke Cutforth paddles in the shallow end
Young Arthur – bullied at school and struggling with his dad Johnny Vegas – seeks sanctuary at his local pool

Mike McCahill

05, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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TV tonight: #MeToo takes centre stage in Steve Coogan’s comedy Chivalry
Sarah Solemani wrangles Coogan and cancel culture in Hollywood. Plus: Taskmaster takes on maypoles and aliens – but not at the same time. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale, Henry Wong and Graeme Virtue

21, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Island review – this nautical panel show is so laugh-free it’s a wreck
Four comedians spend an hour sitting around a table, imagining they’re on a cruise ship that has run aground. How is this going to stretch to five episodes?

Jack Seale

23, Mar, 2022 @11:00 PM

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We Wish You a Mandy Christmas review – Diane Morgan does proper belly laughs
Camp, retro and enjoyable for a glass or two, this Christmas Carol revamp is full of surreal gags, with Johnny Vegas and John Cooper Clarke offering ghostly support

Rebecca Nicholson

20, Dec, 2021 @10:16 PM

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The week in TV: The Violence Paradox; Blinded: Those Who Kill; Ian Wright: Home Truths and more
A reminder that we live in peaceful times; searing insights into domestic abuse from Ian Wright; and Johnny Vegas’s heart-warming love of an old school bus

Euan Ferguson

09, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Johnny Vegas: Carry on Glamping – this daft TV quest will drive you round the bend
The comic has ambitions to start a glamping business but is reality-averse, easily distracted and allergic to responsibility

Joel Golby

05, May, 2021 @10:05 PM

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TV tonight: Samson Kayo and Jane Horrocks on another callout
Bloods, the comedy about two south-London paramedics continues. Plus: the first of two documentaries about the birth of modern China. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ali Catterall, Graeme Virtue, Hannah J Davies and Paul Howlett

05, May, 2021 @5:20 AM

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‘You love me? I can’t take that to the bank’: Johnny Vegas on money, fame and grief
Lockdown and the loss of both parents have transformed the entertainer. He talks about the disappointments of TV, outgrowing his comic persona – and his move into the glamping business

Brian Logan

04, May, 2021 @2:35 PM

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Working from Home review – Johnny Vegas's chaotic pub quiz is a winner
Just the Tonic’s three-hour standup sprawl comes close to the comedy club experience, featuring Matt Forde’s Boris tribute and Jason Byrne’s toilet trumpet alongside Vegas

Brian Logan

22, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Reinvent the macarena': Taskmaster's Alex Horne sets us four fiendish new challenges
The smash Channel 4 show returns for its 11th season this week. To mark the occasion, the show’s assistant set our writer four challenges to fulfil – is he up to the task?

Jack Bernhardt

18, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You edited by Adam Kay – review
Tales of embarrassing injuries and moments of poignance, plus some poor efforts, in a revealing collection of essays

Fiona Sturges

08, Jul, 2020 @6:30 AM

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