David Walliams confirms Little Britain will return after 12 years as he teams up with Matt Lucas again

Lou and Andy from Little Britain

David Walliams has served up the news we’ve all been desperate to hear by confirming the return of his popular sitcom, Little Britain.

The 48-year-old has been teasing its comeback ever since he rekindled his friendship with his co-star Matt Lucas. And it appears the duo are now teaming up once again for an epic comeback – and we can’t wait.

David Walliams in a suit on the right and David Walliams and Matt Lucas dressed as ladies on the left
David Walliams confirms Little Britain will return

When chatting to The Sun, the Britain’s Got Talent judge spoke about the offers he’s received with his buddy and how they’re up for bringing the comedy back.

‘I would say there will definitely be some more Little Britain coming,’ the father-of-one revealed:

‘I can’t say when exactly but at the right time and place. It was fun coming back for radio because that’s where we started.’

He continued: ‘We had to put it together quite quickly as it was about Brexit. Plus no one expected us to come back on the radio. You would have expected Comic Relief or a big live tour. The reaction was great, which was encouraging.’

Fictional characters Lou and Andy from British Comedy Little Britain
It has been 12 whole years since the show left our screens

And it doesn’t stop there, as the comedian said they could even work on a brand new project together.

‘Matt and I have been getting lots of offers to do more things together again,’ he teased: ‘We just need to decide whether it is revisiting something we’ve already done or working on something brand new or doing both those things.’

At the end of last year, the pair held a Little Britain meeting, with David dishing up all the gossip when appearing on Lorraine.

He said: ‘We were having dinner last night discussing it. There are lots of different ways we want to work together make people laugh, it’s working out what we want to do.’

David Walliams and Matt Lucas standing with their arms round each other smiling at the camera
The news we’ve all been waiting to hear

When the host quizzed him over the noughties show, he added: ‘We might do that, we might do something else.

‘[Matt] has been in America and now he’s back so I’m just enjoying spending time with him.’

However, Matt previously insisted that, if he was to work on Little Britain in the future, it would be a completely different show to the award-winning comedy.

Speaking to the Big Issue, the Bridesmaids star said: ‘If I could go back and do Little Britain again, I wouldn’t make those jokes about transvestites. I wouldn’t play black characters.

‘Basically, I wouldn’t make that show now. It would upset people. We made a more cruel kind of comedy than I’d do now. Society has moved on a lot since then and my own views have evolved.’

‘We just wanted to show off about what a diverse bunch of people we could play.’

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Written by Louise

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