James Acaster to switch on Kettering's Christmas lights | So that's one up on Lindsay Lohan

James Acaster to switch on Kettering's Christmas lights

So that's one up on Lindsay Lohan

James Acaster is to switch on the Christmas lights in his home town of Kettering.

The Mock The Week regular will be joined by the cast of the local panto for the celebrations on November 30. 

Acaster said: ‘Kettering has always lit up my life and I am humbled to be able to do the same for Kettering.’

The comic has often paid tribute to his home town, and even filmed a series of comedy shorts, Sweet Home Ketteringa, about making return visits to his Northamptonshire roots.

Hopefully they will have better success than last year, when Lindsay Lohan told Kettering she would be happy to turn on their festive lights. But arrangements fell through and former EastEnders actress Cheryl Fergison did the honours instead.

Here is one of Acaster's 'Classic Scrapes' from Josh Widdicombe's radio show, with a suitably festival flavour:

Published: 23 Oct 2017

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