Peter Kay

News: Peter Kay Does Charity Q&A

Peter Kay is to make two special appearances this December at Blackpool Opera House in aid of the Polly Haydock Appeal, a Cancer Treatment Fund for mum of three Polly Haydock from Westhoughton, Bolton.    

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News: Peter Kay Brings Back His Dance For Life

After the success of Dance For Life 2016 Peter Kay is taking his dance-a-thon parties to more UK arenas in 2017.

The shows will take place over six nights. Each of the venues will be transformed to accommodate enormous dance floors, which will feature state of the art sound and lights as Peter Kay DJs.  

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News: Peter Kay Gets The TV Biography Treatment

Channel 5 is to tell the story of Peter Kay's rise to superstardom.

The Story of Peter Kay traces the career of Britain’s most successful comedian, charting his journey from humble beginnings to fame and talking to the people who knew him, worked with him and helped to shape his career, as well as his devoted fans, biographers and media champions.

News: Peter Kay Gets Salford University Honour

Peter Kay has collected an honorary degree from the University of Salford.

The comedian was given a rapturous reception from graduates and staff at his alma mater, where he completed his HND in Media and Performance in 1996, which included a course in stand-up comedy.

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News: Vote For Your All-Time Favourite Northern Comedian

An online poll has opened to find the favourite northern comic of all time.

Among the contenders are Victoria Wood, Peter Kay, Les Dawson, Ken Dodd and George Formby, but you can vote for anyone who is eligible here.

News: Peter Kay & Car Share Scoop More Awards

The results of the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2015 have been announced. The awards, now in their 10th year, are organised by The British Comedy Guide.

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News: Peter Kay Launches Charity Dance-A-Thon

Peter Kay will be hosting a series of fundraising 'dance-a-thon parties' with all of the profits going to Cancer Research UK. 

The three-hour dance-a-thons will take place across seven Saturday nights at seven different UK arenas. Each of the venues will be transformed to accommodate enormous dance floors, which will feature state of the art sound and lights as DJ PK takes to the turntables for what promises to be an unforgettable fundraising experience. 

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News: Two Peter Kay Shows Up For National Television Awards

Both of the television comedies that Peter Kay has starred in in 2015 are in the running for this year's National Television Award for Best Comedy. They are Car Share and Cradle To Grave.

The winner will be announced in a live show at the 02 Arena on January 20, which will be broadcast on ITV1.

The result is decided by public vote and the twelve shows that can be voted for are as follows:

 

Peter Kay's Car Share

Raised By Wolves

Cradle To Grave

Citizen Khan

Still Open All Hours

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TV Review: Cradle To Grave, BBC2

Just like London buses autobiographical comedies seem to be coming in threes at the moment. We’ve just had Lenny Henry’s story, we’ve got Emma Kennedy’s The Kennedys to come shortly. And this week, sandwiched between the two like jam between two slices of a crusty white loaf, comes Cradle to Grave, the series based on Danny Baker’s 1970s Bermondsey childhood and book-of-the-life Going To Sea In A Sieve.

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TV Preview: Peter Kay's Car Share, iPlayer/BBC1

The return of Peter Kay to TV sitcomland is an undeniable event, but this is a weird one. The whole series of Car Share is going to be available on iPlayer for a limited period and then shortly after that it starts on BBC1, old school. 

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