Star Stories. Copyright: Objective Productions.

Star Stories

Channel 4 sketch show. 15 episodes (3 series), 2006 - 2008. Stars Kevin Bishop, Steve Edge, Alex Woodhall, Laura Patch, Thaila Zucchi, Rhys Thomas, Oliver Maltman and others.

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


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    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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