Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
Today we will be looking at a comedy that was all about re-creating huge Hollywood films – The Keith and Paddy Picture Show
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About the Show
Summary of Plot
Keith Lemon (Leigh Francis) and Paddy McGuinness team up to recreate popular Hollywood films into condensed mini-movies with the help of a host of celebrity guests.-IMDb
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Leigh Francis – Keith Lemon / Various
Paddy McGuinness – various
- The series originated as the result of a semi-regular sketch featured in The Keith Lemon Sketch Show, known as Keith & Paddy’s Film Bit
- The series was first announced on 24 November 2016, when ITV announced the commission of a five-episode series, featuring parodies of the films Dirty Dancing, Ghostbusters, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Jaws and Rocky
- The first series began transmission on 6 May 2017 at 9:15pm.
- The first series drew a strong viewing audience for the timeslot and won praise from critics and audience alike
- Many stars have appeared on the show including John Barrowman, Phillip Schofield, Robbie Williams and even Mr Blobby.