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Rob Delaney takes over Stand Up Central

As Comedy Central orders a fourth series

Catastrophe star Rob Delaney is to take over as host of Stand Up Central on Comedy Central.

The broadcaster has commissioned a fourth series of the show, which has previously been presented by Chris Ramsey and Russell Howard.

The new series will begin filming in May at The Electric Ballroom in Camden, North London, with Delaney introducing two other comedians. It will air later this year.

Comedy Central's general manager Louise Holmes said: ‘Rob has outstanding stand-up credentials and we are delighted to be home to his uniquely cool and charismatic brand of comedy. 

‘I’m thrilled to have him take the reins of the new series which promises to bring the very best stand-up to our comedy hungry audience.’

Delaney added: ‘I’m excited to be hosting a series for Comedy Central that will showcase a slew of great stand-ups and is also walking distance from my house.’

The show is made by Avalon, whose agency arm represents Delaney, Ramsey and Howard.

Previous guests on the show have included Katherine Ryan, James Acaster, Bridget Christie, Nish Kumar and Sara Pascoe.

Published: 26 Apr 2018

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