Eddie Izzard’s latest incarnation in what has been an eclectic career sees him take on the role of Queen Victoria’s son, writes Esther McCarthy
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
Comedian Eddie Izzard made an impassioned plea for tolerance for LGBT people after a man was convicted of shouting homophobic abuse at him.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
Eddie Izzard was forced to give chase in high heels while at a protest in London when his pink beret was snatched from his head.
Sun, 04 Sep, 2016
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
Billed as the richest match in world football, it was an occasion which demanded a calm and experienced head.
Mon, 27 May, 2013
Comedian Eddie Izzard has said he is prepared to take the flak for wanting to pursue a career in politics.
Tue, 14 May, 2013
Sun, 17 Feb, 2013
British comedian, actor and endurance runner Eddie Izzard has said he will run 27 marathons in honour of Nelson Mandela, who was jailed for 27 years by apartheid governments before being released to help usher in South Africa’s democracy.
Fri, 11 May, 2012
Eddie Izzard is set to join a remake of 'The Munsters'.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012
The world’s largest arts festival got under way today with its busiest line-up to date.
Fri, 06 Aug, 2010
Comedian Eddie Izzard was celebrating today after finishing his 43rd marathon in 51 days.
Tue, 15 Sep, 2009
Eddie Izzard said today he is determined to complete his “crazy” challenge to run more than 1,000 miles around the UK to raise cash for charity.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2009
Eddie Izzard is making a bid to run more than 1,000 miles in seven weeks to raise cash for Sport Relief in the UK.
Tue, 28 Jul, 2009
Eddie Izzard insisted today that Tom Cruise’s reputation as a strict Scientologist was not an issue when they worked together on 'Valkyrie'.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2009
Comedian Eddie Izzard treated a fan injured in the Mumbai terror attacks to a stand-up routine as he recovered at a London hospital.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2009
British comedian/actor Eddie Izzard is considering a career in politics - because he fears the UK is going to lose its identity in Europe.
Sun, 27 Apr, 2008
Comedian Eddie Izzard, whose acting career is taking off, is eyeing yet another possible career - this time in politics.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2008
Emmy award winner Eddie Izzard is no longer part of the hit TV drama 24 - after completing only one day of filming.
Wed, 01 Nov, 2006
Transvestite comedian Eddie Izzard is preparing to dump his skirts, heels and make-up and revert back to "boy mode".
Sat, 05 Aug, 2006
If you’re going to break up with your girlfriend, make sure she isn’t a really miffed super heroine. Bad things can happen.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2006
Taken from E. Nesbit's children's classic, we here meet the children who are sent to live with eccentric uncle, Branagh.
Fri, 22 Oct, 2004
Fast Show star Simon Day is to appear in EastEnders.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2004
You would need to be a true movie history buff to know about the real-life characters in this excellent thriller.
Fri, 02 Jul, 2004
Cross-dressing comic Eddie Izzard is making a film about his life.
Mon, 17 May, 2004
Sun, 16 May, 2004
Cross-dressing British comic Eddie Izzard has virtually sold out one of New York’s most prestigious venues, despite almost no advertising or promotion.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2003
Cross-dressing comedian Eddie Izzard recently returned to his old school, Eastbourne College, to discuss recording his new stage show, Sexie, there.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2003
For the past four or five years, Eddie Izzard has dabbled with conventional masculinity in the same way other people toy with vegetarianism. During what he describes as his “blokey phase”, he wore jeans and a t-shirt and took serious acting roles.
Thu, 03 Jul, 2003
Kenneth Branagh, who stole the second Harry Potter film as the vain Gilderoy Lockhart, is a busy man these days.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2003
He is a veteran of the stand-up wars, a comic whose cheeky grin and penchant for dressing up in women’s clothing have given him cult status in certain circles.
Fri, 30 May, 2003
British actresses dominated at the nominations for the prestigious Tony theatre awards in New York today, and comedian Eddy Izzard was also named as a possible best leading actor.
Mon, 12 May, 2003
The cross-dressing comedian Eddie Izzard is writing the script for a film about a heterosexual drag queen in which he will star.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2003
Eddie Izzard says he's not doing any more TV.
Tue, 01 Jan, 2002
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