Bill Bailey is a guest on Radcliffe and Maconie's 6 Music show today
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Bill will be chatting to Radcliffe & Maconie and playing tracks from the new album “Bill Bailey In Metal” today (Monday 21st of November), on BBC 6 Music between 2 and 3 PM. (Look for it on the BBC iPlayer after today too).

Dandelion Mind Tour Reading Hexagon Date Change
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Due to proposed TUC industrial action on November 30th Bill Bailey’s  Reading Hexagon show will now take place on November 27th.

Ticketsfor the original show on November 30th will be honoured for the new November 27th date.

Ticket holders for the original date requiring refunds will need to approach the the ticket outlet that they used to purchase their tickets to obtain a refund.

New London Tour Date Added
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A new date has been added to the Dandelion Mind (Gently Modified) UK Tour. It is Sunday December 11 at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London.

Tickets are on sale now via the link on the TOUR PAGE

BBTV – Coming To A Screen Near You This Weekend
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Bill is a live guest on several UK TV shows this week starting with a chat on the couch of BBC Breakfast (BBC1 from 6AM) on Friday 21 October.

He’ll then leap like a Thompson’s Gazelle over to the couch at This Morning (ITV1 10.30 – 12.30) also on Friday 21 October.

On Sunday October 23rd he’s let loose amongst the recipes, cookery and gadgets on Something For The Weekend (BBC2 10:00AM).

Don’t miss!

New Dandelion Mind Tour Date – Leicester
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Another new date has been added to the Dandelion Mind (Gently Modified) UK Tour. On Monday November 28th Bill Bailey will unleash the hounds of whimsy at Leicester De Montfort Hall.

Tickets are now on sale HERE.

Dandelion Mind Arena Tour Poster

Bill Bailey To Appear In The Dr Who Christmas Special
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Yes it’s finally happened! Bill Bailey is to guest star in the Dr Who Christmas Special 2011. Production has started on the story which is set in war-torn England and sees The Doctor (Matt Smith) embarking on a magical and mysterious adventure with a young widow and her two children.

Bill appears along with Claire Skinner, Arabella Weir and Alexander Armstrong in the festive special.

The special, set during World War 2, sees Madge Arwell and her two children, Lily and Cyril, evacuated to a draughty old house in Dorset, where the caretaker is a mysterious young man in bow tie, and a big blue parcel is waiting for them under the tree. They are about to enter a magical new world and learn that a Time Lord never forgets his debts…

Have We Got News For You
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Bill is back from tour! (we know because we’ve just heard him humming that “Killing In The Name Of” ditty). Yes, his remarkable Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra tour has sadly come to an end but, whist the alpine horn may now safely be nestling in its horn bag, there’s no rest for Bill…

He’s currently in the process of reading headlines such as “Octopus snatches coconut and runs” and, “Chinese performer wows with speedy face mask changes” as he prepares for hosting this week’s Have I Got News For You, which airs on Friday 18 December at 9pm on BBC1.

Yesterday he was seen on set for the Alcohol: It’s No Joke campaign. We’ll hear more about this in the New Year, but in the meantime you can follow them on Twitter at @alcoholnojoke.

This is not the shopping list for an aftershow party
(we’re alright for violent assault and vodka at the moment, cheers)

Bill can also be seen on the Christmas Eve episode of QI on BBC1 at 10pm. This episode’s subject will be: Groovy. Bill appears with David Tennant, Lee Mack and Alan Davies.

In addition to the Twittering he’s been doing, Bill has been twitching, playing host to two celebrity teams in a series of tough, competitive bird watching challenges in Sky1 HD’s brand new six-part series, Bill Bailey’s Birdwatching Bonanza starting on Thursday 7 January at 9pm on Sky1 HD and Sky1.

In audio news, listen out for The People’s Classical Chart on 28 December at 12pm on BBC Radio 2. Bill reveals the top 30 most-heard classical recordings across Britain over the past 75 years, building towards the announcement of the one that’s been played the most on the radio, in shops, supermarkets, restaurants, airport lounges, hold music, lifts…everywhere but your local Wetherspoons, really.