- Harry Hill in Life On Egg
Harry Hill to star in Radio 4 prison sitcom
Harry Hill is to star in a new Radio 4 sitcom.
He will play a prison governor in Life On Egg, a comedy about Britain's remotest prison, known as 'The Egg'.
The BBC say: "Follow his adventures as he battles escapes, inspectors and spooky goings on."
Life On Egg has been created by Dan Maier, who has written on many of Hill's other shows, including his current Sky 1 series Harry Hill's Tea Time, and The Harry Hill Movie.
Maier is known as a gag writer, and also regularly collaborates with Charlie Brooker, working on scripts such as A Touch Of Cloth and Charlie Brooker's Year Wipe.
Two episodes of Life On Egg have been commissioined. Radio 4 is due to record them in front of a live audience at the BBC Radio Theatre on December 15th (tckets).
Life On Egg is one of a number of new shows Hill is working on. As recently reported, he is also developing Spoot!, a show which revolves around Hill rediscovering "Britain's oldest sport".
Life On Egg will be on Radio 4 in 2017.
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