Al's going to party like it's 1997

Murray to front C4's Funniest Year

Al Murray is to make an episode of My Funniest Year for Channel 4.

The Pub Landlord will look back at 1997 – the year Labour swept to power, the Spice Girls ruled pop and Elton John celebrated his 50th birthday in flamboyant style.

The show – a mix of stand-up and archive clips – will be filmed in East London music hall The Hackney Empire next month.

It follows the success of Rufus Hound talking about the year 2000 in the first show, aired before Christmas.

See our free tickets page to be in the studio audience.

Meanwhile, Murray has announced another 39 dates in his Barrel Of Fun tour this spring and summer.

The extension kicks off on April 17 in Norwich and end in Truro in July. Click here for tour dates.

Published: 25 Jan 2011

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