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.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 5 - Bono

Just how did Bono meet his three trusty disciples/band members? What did his Dad think of his beliefs that he could really change the world?

Further details

Star Stories. Bono (Harry Peacock). Copyright: Objective Productions

How did Bono progress from child messiah to international superstar? How did he go on to create Live Aid and Live 8 with Sir Bob Geldof? What did God and the Pope have to say when they met him? And how did he go about saving the world with just the power of rock and roll - and some cool sunglasses - to make him look clever?

Broadcast details

Friday 26th December 2008
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 30th April 2009 10:35pm E4
Tuesday 20th March 2012 2:00am Dave
Saturday 7th April 2012 2:35am Dave
Monday 23rd April 2012 2:35am Dave
Tuesday 8th May 2012 2:20am Dave
Monday 21st May 2012 2:30am Dave
Thursday 31st May 2012 2:05am Dave

Cast & crew

Simon Greenall Narrator
Guest cast
Harry Peacock Bono
Tom Basden Adam Clayton
Alex Woodhall Larry Mullen Jr
Steve Edge The Edge
Trevor Lock Phil Collins
Fergus Craig Simon Le Bon
Steve Edge Boy George
Tom Basden Midge Ure
Fergus Craig Bob Geldof
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith Ensemble Actor
Tom Meeten Ensemble Actor
Daisy Beaumont Ensemble Actor
Laura Patch Ensemble Actor
Dolly Wells Ensemble Actor
Kevin Bishop Ensemble Actor
Thaila Zucchi 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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