Star Stories. Copyright: Objective Productions
Star Stories

Star Stories

  • TV sketch show
  • Channel 4
  • 2006 - 2008
  • 15 episodes (3 series)

Satirical Channel 4 series that purports to tell the true stories behind the world's biggest celebrity stars. Stars Kevin Bishop, Steve Edge, Alex Woodhall, Laura Patch, Thaila Zucchi and more.

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Series 3, Episode 1 - Elton John: Patron Saint Of Celebrities

Just how did Sir Elton become the Patron Saint of Celebrities? Could it be that his celebrity lifestyle of parties and spending led him to question his existence?

Further details

Star Stories. Image shows from L to R: Gianni Versace (Alex Woodhall), Elton John (Kevin Bishop). Copyright: Objective Productions

Find out how he spent the 70s in a blizzard of cocaine, and discover why it's bad to be bald and a pop star. Plus, exactly why it took so long for Elton to climb out of the closet.

Broadcast details

Thursday 4th December 2008
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 16th April 2009 10:35pm E4
Thursday 2nd February 2012 2:35am Dave
Wednesday 7th March 2012 2:10am Dave
Wednesday 21st March 2012 2:35am Dave
Monday 9th April 2012 2:35am Dave
Thursday 26th April 2012 1:35am Dave
Friday 4th May 2012 2:10am Dave
Saturday 5th May 2012 2:10am Dave

Cast & crew

Kevin Bishop Narrator
Guest cast
Kevin Bishop Elton John
Steve Edge David Furnish
Dolly Wells Princess Diana
Tom Meeten Robert Downey Jr
Daisy Beaumont Liz Hurley
Thaila Zucchi Victoria Beckham
Alex Woodhall Gianni Versace
Kevin Bishop George Michael
Tom Basden Ensemble Actor
Trevor Lock Ensemble Actor
Tom Meeten Ensemble Actor
Laura Patch Ensemble Actor
Fergus Craig Ensemble Actor
Harry Peacock Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Lee Hupfield Writer
Bert Tyler-Moore Writer
George Jeffrie Writer
Production team
Ben Palmer Director
Lee Hupfield Producer
Michael Livingstone Producer
Phil Clarke Executive Producer
Andrew O'Connor Executive Producer
Mark Davies Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer

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