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What is Miles up to?

Miles has been announced as the new host of BBC Radio 4′s The News Quiz, taking over from the mighty Sandi Toksvig. His first series in charge will be in September. You can read about it all here. And click here to hear him as a panellist on a recent episode. Or click here to listen to the first episode of the third series of It’s Not What You Know.

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And Miles was a guest on last week’s episode of Mock The Week. You may watch it here.

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The third series of the Bafta-winning ecclesiastical sitcom/comedy drama Rev. is currently being repeated. Here is episode three. And here is episode four. And here is episode five.

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Miles is still appearing in a play at the National Theatre. Rules For Living is by Sam Holcroft and is directed by Marianne Elliott. It also features Maggie Service, Deborah Findlay, John Rogan, Stephen Mangan, Claudie Blakley and Daisy Waterstone. Details, times and tickets can be found here.

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The television version of In And Out Of The Kitchen has now been cancelled. So there we are.

A fourth radio series, however, is being written at the moment and will be recorded in late June. The first three series have been released on CD. You can buy them here.

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Miles has recently filmed a performance of last year’s stand-up tour Miles Jupp Is The Chap You’re Thinking Of at the beautiful Theatre Royal, Margate. The DVD and download will be available from for the Go Faster Stripe label.

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The DVD and the CD of the live show of Fibber In The Heat – Miles’ tale about idiotically blagging his way into the press corp during an England cricket tour of India – have now been released by Go Faster Stripe. The show was originally performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2010 where it received over 20 four star reviews, and Miles subsequently performed the show on two tours of the UK. You can buy it here.

Miles’ book about the trip was shortlisted for both The William Hill Sports Book Of The Year and the MCC and Cricket Society Book Of The Year in 2012 and a second edition has now been released. You could buy that here. If you would like to.

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Miles filmed parts in 3 different films last July. So that’s good. But he also has parts in a few upcoming movies that he filmed in 2013: Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater (click here to see a Jupp-free trailer) and  The Last Sparks Of Sundown. Owing to some sort of oversight, Miles does feature in its trailer. Which is here. The film has just won both Best Director and Best feature at The Chicago Comedy Film Festival. (It’s real. It’s got a website). It has also just been shown as part of the London Independent Film Festival.

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Lots of stuff Miles has done on BBC Radio 4 over the last few years is available to download (admittedly for a fee) from this place; episodes of The News Quiz, Just A MinuteI’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue and the like.