Stella Street to return via new website

Thursday 6th December 2007

Stella Street, the cult BBC sitcom starring Phil Cornwell and John Sessions is coming back after a four year break. It has been announced that new episodes of the impressions based comedy have been commissioned by www.log.tv to help the new website attract visitors.

Log.tv is a new online venture where comedians, actors and entertainers can upload their work and get together to win professional commissions. The website is aiming to beat the other existing British comedy video websites like Comedy Box by playing videos in full screen mode. The website, which is currently still in beta testing, has already signed up comedians like Rufus Hound and Steve Punt to appear in an in-house produced video strand called News Log.

Stella Street originally ran on BBC2 from 1997 to 2001. The 37 short 10 and 15 minute episodes focused on a street in Surbiton that just happened to count stars like Sir Michael Caine, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Jack Nicholson and Al Pacino among its residents. In reality, writers and impressionists Phil Cornwell and John Sessions played all the main parts.

The oddball sitcom was last seen on our screens in 2003 when it spawned a feature length movie which saw thieves entering the neighbourhood.

Here's a clip from Stella Street:

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