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Peter Kay films new sketch; 'Sit Down for Comic Relief'

Boltonian Peter Kay has started filming a sketch for this year's Comic Relief, which features him touring the country on a motorised sofa, hence the title ‘Sit Down for Comic Relief.’
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The Phoenix Nights star started filming in Stockport yesterday, appearing under banners that read 'Sit down for Comic Relief'. The comedian brought Stockport to a reported near-standstill yesterday as he filmed a sketch for the event.

As the sketch is in aid of Comic Relief it shall air on Red Nose Day, which is Friday 15th March ,on BBC One.


Retro TV stars such as Brian Conley, Bernie Clifton, Peter Simon and X Factor singer Chico were involved in the filming.
Kay has a long history of working for Comic Relief and has famously scored charity single hits with various comedy covers.

He released a version of 'Is This the Way to Amarillo' in 2005 and covered the Proclaimers classic 'I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)' in 2007.

In 2011 he performed 'I Know Him So Well' with Susan Boyle.

Other TV events for this year's Comic Relief include Ricky Gervais bringing back David Brent for an Office special and the cast of Fresh Meat touring universities.

Peter Kay will return to TV this year with a spoof of Secret Millionaire on Channel 4 called Malachy's Millions.


Details
Show:
- Comic Relief
Person:
- Peter Kay

Written by: lucyrr
Feb 28th, 2013, 7:35 am

Images courtesy of BBC One

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