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The story behind Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights

Twenty years ago, an entire comic universe - full of 'real people doing real things' - was formed in an unknown comedian's Bolton bedroom. Will we ever return to the Phoenix Club asks Tom Fordy.

Tom Fordy, The Telegraph, 13th January 2020

McGuinness rails at disabled parking space 'ignorance'

Comic and Top Gear presenter Paddy McGuinness has spoken about the anger he felt after a stranger questioned why he had parked in a space reserved for the disabled. The TV star, whose six-year-old twins Leo and Penelope have autism, said he was dropping his children off at a play centre when the man approached.

BBC, 4th November 2019

Paddy McGuinness accidentally shares nude selfie

The Phoenix Nights funnyman says he didn't realise the camera was still rolling after his latest Shower News bulletin.

Katie Fitzpatrick, Manchester Evening News, 28th September 2019

8 comedy legends who made soap cameos

Comedy legend Tommy Cannon begins a short stint in Emmerdale on Thursday 19th September. Cannon is not the first veteran performer with a comedic pedigree to guest star in a continuing drama - remember the soap visits from these funny favourites?

Radio Times, 19th September 2019

Keith Lemon & Paddy McGuinnes launch MovieFest screening events

Keith Lemon and Paddy McGuinness are to host a new cinema screening format this Summer called MovieFest, showing 1980s Hollywood classic Dirty Dancing.

British Comedy Guide, 18th July 2019

Paddy McGuinness undergoes a surprise vasectomy

The 45-year-old comedian and Top Gear presenter, who shares twins Leo and Penelope, five, and daughter Felicity, two, with his wife Christine, 31, livestreamed details of the operation and his recovery on Instagram.

Ciara Farmer, Daily Mail, 25th June 2019

Paddy McGuinness's daughter showing signs of autism

The couple believe their daughter Felicity is also on the autistic spectrum after their twins, five-year-old Leo and Penelope were diagnosed with the developmental disorder at the age of three.

Katie Fitzpatrick, Manchester Evening News, 6th May 2019

The Keith & Paddy Picture Show axed by ITV

ITV scrapped the blockbuster themed show that saw Keith Lemon and Paddy McGuinness recreate iconic movie scenes after half its six million viewers switched off during the second series last year.

Mary Gallagher, The Sun, 5th May 2019