Blog posts about 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 more & comment »

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 more & comment »

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 more & comment »

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: Jack Carroll goes down a storm at Go Local gig, but has to deal with internet trolls!

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Fans of Britain’s Got Talent will know that 14 year old comedian Jack Carroll narrowly missed out on being crowned winner of this year’s show when Hungarian shadow theatre act Attraction pipped him to the post…

However, since his time on BGT ended, Jack’s career has flourished, and on Friday, he was the star attraction at a Go Local event in London, where his gags and quips had the audience, and host Tess Daly, in stitches. Read more & comment »

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 more & comment »

Britain’s Got Talent 2013: Runner-up Jack Carroll to perform alongside Jason Manford tonight! Go Jack!

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It’s been revealed today that not only has this year’s Britain’s Got Talent runner-up Jack Carroll been signed up by Lisa Thomas Management, who also represent comedy stars John Bishop, Ellie Taylor and Jason Byrne, but he’s also set to take to the stage tonight with Jason Manford!

Jason – who’s also on the books of Lisa Thomas Management – is performing in Huddersfield at the Lawrence Batley Theatre, and it’s there that 14 year old Jack will take centre stage for his ten-minute routine. Read more & comment »

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: Attraction & Jack Carroll odds-on favourites to “take showbiz world by storm!”

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According to bookmaker Ladbrokes, Britain’s Got Talent winner Attraction and runner-up comedian Jack Carroll are “ready to take the showbiz world by storm!”

The long odds-on favourites and eventual winners, Attraction, are just 2/1 to land a Las Vegas residency before the end of next year amid reports Simon Cowell is ready to send them to Sin City.

Runner up Jack Carroll is also being backed to hit the big time as he is made the early 4/1 favourite to land this year’s Christmas number one comedy DVD. Even shorter odds of just 3/1 are offered about him headlining his own arena tour before the end of 2014. Read more & comment »

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 more & comment »

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