Upcoming Programs & Appearances
This page lists upcoming NEW programs and/or personal appearances by Hugh that I
am aware of. It probably isn't complete; I don't have any inside info :) I will
only list repeats for things that are rarely on TV. A few merchandise releases are noted as well.
US TV Guide listings for Hugh
Listings for Hugh
LocateTV (US, UK, Ireland)
In case you haven't heard, Hugh is now
on twitter. At
least while on tour and while filming Tomorrowland he's been tweeting
pretty much every day.
25 Dec 2013 - With Great Pleasure at Christmas (UK)(NEW)
BBC Radio 4, 12:00pm
A selection of John Lloyd's favorite writing, comedy and music performed by
Hugh, Miriam Margolyes and more. Recorded in November.
31 Dec 2013 - The Laughing Prisoner DVD (UK)(NEW)
Amazon UK has a listing for The Laughing Prisoner,
now pushed out to Dec 2013. This is a 1987
spoof of The Prisoner, starring Jools Holland. Hugh has a supporting
role, as does Stephen Fry.
2 Mar 2014 - Bacchus Parade (USA)(NEW)
New Orleans, LA - 5:00pm
Reports from New Orleans say Hugh will be the celebrity king of the Krewe of
Bacchus Mardi Gras parade.
Mar 2014 - Didn't It Rain Tour (NEW)
20 Mar: Citibank Hall, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
21 Mar: Chevrolet Hall, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
25 Mar: Teatro Positivo, Curitiba, Brazil
27 Mar: Teatro do Sesi, Porto Alegre, Brazil
29 Mar: Citibank Hall, Sao Paulo, Brazil
They even put the list of shows on hughlaurieblues.com the same day as the
announcement. (Insert shocked expression here.)
Christmas 2014 - The Canterville Ghost (UK)(NEW)
@stephenfry tweeted that he and Hugh will be voicing a new animated feature
of Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost.
This Empire Online story has a pre-production poster with the tag 'Christmas
2014' and says they're still in the financing stage, so fingers crossed it
actually happens :)
22 May 2015 - Tomorrowland (USA)(NEW)
Hugh will play the villain
opposite George Clooney in super-secret high-profile sci-fi film Tomorrowland,
written by Damon Lindelof and Jeff Jensen and directed by Brad Bird.
Filming started in Vancouver at the end of August 2013 and will continue at
least through February 2014. The release date has been pushed out from Dec 2014
to May 2015.
Recent Releases You May Have Missed
- The Chas & Dave album That's What Happens was released in the UK
October 28 2013. Hugh is one of the piano players on "All By Myself."
- Live on the Queen Mary was released on DVD and blu-ray October
- Mr. Pip was released in cinemas in New Zealand October 3rd 2013.
- An audiobook with Hugh reading The Giraffe, The Pelly and Me was
re-released September 5th 2013 and the same book was included in Fantastic
Mr. Fox and Other Animal Stories, re-released September 26th.
- Didn't It Rain is out worldwide (I think) as of August 6th 2013 - CD, vinyl, bookpack CD, and digital formats.
- The Oranges was released on DVD, blu-ray and digital format in the
US on May 7th 2013.
- The Oranges was released on DVD, blu-ray, and/or iTunes in Germany,
the UK, and maybe elsewhere in Apr 2013.
- Murder Most Horrid series 3 was released on DVD in the UK April 8th
- The Oranges was released on DVD, blu-ray, and iTunes in Australia
February 13th 2013.
- Peter's Friends was released on DVD and blu-ray in France January