BBC is Barret's home

Brydon's talk show to be a series

The BBC has picked up Rob Brydon's talk show in the guise of hapless chauffeur Keith Barret.

Another five episodes are to be made on the back of a succesful pilot recorded earlier this year.

The show sees Barret discuss relationships, using the experience of his divorce previously explored in Marion and Geoff, and featuring celebrity interviewees.

Brydon will also be taking the character to this year's Edinburgh Fringe, for a full run at the Pleasance.

Free tickets are available to the recordings of the new BBC2 series in TV Centre, West London, on June 8, 15, 16, 22 and 23. To apply, call 020 8324 2700 or visit www.applausestore.com

The show is a co-production between Steve Coogan's Baby Cow and Brydon's own Jones The Film companies.

Published: 21 May 2004

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