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David Walliams reveals he wrote Big School part especially for Britain’s Got Talent star Jack Carroll

David Walliams reveals he wrote Big School part especially for Britain’s Got Talent star Jack Carroll

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There’s good news for fans of BBC comedy Big School as it’s headed back to our screens for a new run, and will feature former Britain’s Got Talent star Jack Carroll, who, though he didn’t win the show in 2013, won the hearts of the nation with his self-deprecating humour.

Jack will play the role of Dean, a new student at Greybridge School, and as the show’s writer – and of course, Britain’s Got Talent judge – David Walliams has revealed, he wrote the part especially for the young comedian. Read on »

BGT’s David Walliams reunites with runner-up Jack Carroll for Big School Series 2!

BGT’s David Walliams reunites with runner-up Jack Carroll for Big School Series 2!

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We recently reported that former Britain’s Got Talent runner-up Jack Carroll had been cast in series two of judge David Walliams’ hit comedy Big School, and this week, both David and Jack have been spotted filming for the show alongside comedienne Catherine Tate and former EastEnders and Celebrity Big Brother star, Cheryl Fergison…

Also starring in series two is Life on Mars actor Philip Glenister, and as images obtained by the MailOnline show, the ensemble cast enjoyed a day of filming in glorious spring sunshine. Read on »

David Walliams signs BGT comedian Jack Carroll for Big School & Paddy & Nico’s audition watched HOW MANY times?!

David Walliams signs BGT comedian Jack Carroll for Big School & Paddy & Nico’s audition watched HOW MANY times?!

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Fans of Britain’s Got Talent will no doubt recall that young comedian Jack Carroll was runner-up during last year’s series of the hit ITV talent quest, and he made a big impression on judge David Walliams…

So much so in fact that it’s been reported today that David has signed Jack to appear in a new series of his BBC show Big School, in which Jack – who has cerebral palsy – will play the role of Dean, a newcomer to Greybridge School who Catherine Tate’s character Miss Postern will “take under her wing.” Read on »

Cheryl Cole gushes about royal baby but Britain’s Got Talent star Jack Carroll causes outrage with his tweets!

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Cheryl Cole has always been a proud Brit and a big fan of the royal family and – probably because she’s worked closely with Prince Charles on a number of charity projects – she was on the edge of her seat this week when it was revealed that the Prince was to become a grandfather for the first time as his son William and wife Kate were preparing to welcome their baby into the world.

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Britain’s Got Talent 2013: Comedian Jack Carroll asks fans to help him stop con merchants using his name!

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It’ll come as a surprise to no-one that unscrupulous con artists will go to any lengths to part gullible people from their cash, and it’s been revealed today that that’s exactly what one group of scammers has been doing by using Britain’s Got Talent star Jack Caroll’s name and fame to push their dodgy wares!

However, once Jack became aware of what was happening, he immediately called upon his fans to help him close the shysters down. Read on »

Britain’s Got Talent 2013: Jack Carroll, Attraction, Jordan O’Keefe, Steve Hewlett, Francine Lewis sign with new agency

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A whole host of Britain’s Got Talent stars have signed with a new talent agency, it has been claimed today.

Media Eye report that a number of finalists who performed on Saturday night’s grand finale of the ITV show have now inked a deal with Jonathan Shalit’s ROAR Global agency, which also manages Ashleigh and Pudsey and Jonathan and Charlotte from the 2012 series.

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Britain’s Got Talent 2013: As it’s revealed that runner-up Jack Carroll’s twin brother died, mum Sue reveals the constant pain behind her son’s humour!

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In last night’s Britain’s Got Talent final, fans saw young comedian Jack Carroll joke his way into second place after wowing the judges and the audience once more with his self-deprecating humour…

However, his mum Sue has revealed that behind the smiles, Jack – whose twin brother died from a Group B streptococcus infection when he and Jack were born 11 weeks prematurely – suffers constant pain, and as the NHS couldn’t or wouldn’t fund physiotherapy to ease his suffering, she and family have had to go private for the treatment Jack needs.

Speaking to the Daily Star Sunday, proud Sue explained, “Jack had a major operation on his spine when he was seven… Read on »

David Walliams, Jimmy Carr, Lisa Riley backing Jack Carroll to win Britain’s Got Talent 2013 final!

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Jack Carroll has built himself quite the celebrity fanbase over the past few weeks.

The 14 year old comedian will perform on the Britain’s Got Talent final tonight and as well as being one of the bookies’ favourites to win, it seems he has quite a few stars backing him too.

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Britain’s Got Talent 2013: One ‘punter’ stands to make £55,000 from £10k bet if Jack Carroll wins!

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Fans of Britain’s Got Talent will know that young comedian Jack Carroll sailed through to the final this week when he had the judges and audience in stitches with his comedy routine during the semi-finals…

And subsequently, he’s hotly tipped as the favourite to win the show this year, and if he does, he’ll land one fan the very-nice-thank-you sum of £55,000!

That’s because one punter has put a bet of £10,000 on Jack winning the show, and as he/she placed the bet with odds of 9-2, that equates to the above mentioned payout of £55,000 if Jack does win BGT 2013. Read on »

Britain’s Got Talent 2013: David Walliams hits back at Bruce Forsyth saying 28 year old Alice Fredenham was the only act to ‘fall to pieces’

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David Walliams has hit back at claims that children should not be allowed to perform on Britain’s Got Talent.

The hilarious comedian was a massive fan of teenage performers Gabz Gardiner and Jack Carroll on Tuesday night’s semi final and obviously takes offence when stars such as Bruce Forsyth lash out at show bosses for allowing the young stars to showcase their skills on national TV.

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