Carrie Fisher will star in the new Channel 4 comedy from Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney.
She’ll play the eccentric mother of Delaney’s character.
The series follows a couple who struggle to fall in love in London and will also feature Ashley Jensen as Horgan’s ‘awful friend’.
Horgan and Delaney will attend a preview of the first two episodes at BAFTA on January 12.
Ross Noble has joined the cast of The Producers which will be touring the UK next year.
He’ll be playing Franz Liebkind who writes Springtime for Hitler.
He joins Jason Manford, who’ll be playing Leo Bloom, and Louie Spence who’s been signed up to play Carmen Ghia.
No word yet on who’ll star as Max Bialystock.
The tour begins in Bromley on March 6 and wraps up in Dublin on July 11.
Eddie Izzard is writing his autobiography.
He’s signed a deal with an American publisher but it’s almost certain the book will be released in the UK too.
The untitled book is expected to cover his childhood and early life as well as his rise to fame in the UK and US.
The book is expected to be released in time for Christmas next year.