Go Fly with Matt Lucas and David Walliams

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 28 May 2010
Matt Lucas

Matt Lucas to Fly with Walliams

The creators of 'Little Britain' will write and star in a new six-part comedy series for BBC One, entitled 'Come Fly With Me'

Matt Lucas and David Walliams are to write and star in a new comedy series for BBC One.

The 'Little Britain' duo - who were given BAFTA Awards for Best Comedy Series and Best Comedy performance for the show - will return to the small screen with a six-part series entitled 'Come Fly With Me', which is to be set in a busy airport.

Jay Hunt, BBC One Controller, said: "It's thrilling that Matt and David's next big show will be on BBC One. They are uniquely talented comic writers and performers and 'Come Fly With Me' is a wonderfully exciting idea."

Once again, the pair will play all of the characters in the series, while there will be special guest appearances throughout the six episodes.

Mark Freeland, Head of Comedy for the BBC, explained: "I'm proud and excited that the BBC are back working with David and Matt, two of the country's most brilliant comedy talents. Also it's great that it'll be boom time once again for dress, wig and make up suppliers in the UK."

A whole host of celebrities made special guest appearances in 'Little Britain', including the likes of Robbie Williams, Kate Moss and Elton John.

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