You old devil

Monkhouse plays Lucifer

Bob Monkhouse is to provide the voice of the Devil in a new animated sketch show

The 73-year-old comedy veteran will play the star of Aaagh! It's The Mr Hell Show, which will go out on BBC2 from November.

Supporting characters will include his ex-wife, an angel, his son Damien, Josh the Reincarnation Guy and Serge, Le Seal of Death.

The show has already been seen in Canada and has also been brought for the US market.

Animator Swampy Marsh told "I've been a huge fan of Monty Python since the early 70s and since I began working in cartoons have always dreamed of doing an animated sketch show."

Published: 13 Aug 2001

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