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Peter Kay launches Wheelyboat for disabled people

Comedian Peter Kay has said he was "honoured" to launch a wheelchair-accessible powerboat for members of the public in Lancashire. The Wheelyboat will allow disabled people to enjoy waterborne activities at the Anderton Centre in Chorley. Kay, who has previously visited the centre with his children, said he hoped it...
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Peter Kay fans overjoyed as comedian makes live tour return for first time in 10 years

Peter Kay fans were overjoyed to see the comedian return to live shows for his first tour in 10 years.The comedian, 48, was set to embark on a tour in 2017, but cancelled the shows due to “unforeseen family circumstances”.This led to Kay stepping away from the limelight, making sporadic public appearances, including for a charity screening of Car Share in 2018.His return to the stage on Friday (15 April), for his Dance For Life shows in Manchester, marked his first official tour appearance since December 2021. The shows are billed as “the dance-a-thon party that will change...
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Peter Kay uses his new Instagram account to make a brand new show announcement

Famed UK comedian Peter Kay has officially joined Instagram and his fans could not be more excited!. The 48-year-old television star has disappeared from our screens over the past few years, leaving many concerned and wondering what had happened. In 2017, Kay canceled his remaining standup comedy tour dates, giving a vague reason of “unforeseen family circumstances” for his decision. His fans know how important family is to Kay, so many wondered if he decided to take a break from his career to focus on his loved ones.
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Peter Kay once locked himself out of a hotel room naked after Paddy McGuinness prank went wrong

Paddy McGuinness has said that Peter Kay once locked himself out of his hotel room while naked in an attempt to prank him.Writing in his new autobiography My Lifey, the Take Me Out host described how he and comedy partner Kay had been staying in adjoining rooms at London’s Soho Hotel when the incident took place.“It was all great fun until Peter swanned into my room starkers, only for the door to lock behind him,” McGuinness wrote.“The dressing gown was too small for him, there was no way it would close at the front. I’d have to call down...
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Peter Kay charity shows: Cancer patient 'honoured'

Peter Kay has returned to the stage for the first time in four years to play two gigs to raise money for a young cancer patient. Laura Nuttall has been travelling to Germany to receive treatment for her brain cancer, and said she felt honoured that the comedy star would help her fundraise.
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Peter Kay: Cancer patient 'honoured' to inspire comic's comeback gig

A cancer patient who inspired comedian Peter Kay's return to the stage has said she feels "really honoured" by the "amazing" comic. The Bolton star played his first gigs in four years to raise money for Laura Nuttall's treatment for brain cancer. Thousands of fans gave him a standing ovation...
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Peter Kay says Car Share could return for a Christmas special as he plays first gig in three years

Peter Kay excited Car Share fans as he revealed that he may bring the comedy series back for a Christmas special. The stand-up comedian returned to the stage for the first time in three years over the weekend with two Q&As at the Manchester Apollo to raise money for Laura Nuttall, 20, who has an aggressive type of brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme.
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Peter Kay charity gigs a boost for family in their fight to save Laura, 21

The mother of a cancer patient who led Peter Kay to return to the stage has said the gigs were “brilliant”, but their fight against the disease will now continue. The comedian performed two sold-out sets at Manchester’s O2 Apollo on Saturday to raise money for Laura Nuttall, 21, who has an aggressive type of brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme.
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Peter Kay: Thousands watch comic make live return at charity event

Thousands of comedy fans gave Peter Kay a standing ovation as he made his live return after several years away, with two quickly sold-out charity shows at the Manchester Apollo on Saturday. "I've never in my life had a standing ovation when I came on," he joked. "I'm going to...
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Peter Kay gets standing ovation on return to stage at charity gig

Returning to the stage is like “getting in a hot bath”, Peter Kay said at a special charity gig. The Bolton-born comic received a standing ovation as he appeared on stage at the Apollo, Manchester, for the first of two live Q&As on Saturday. He said: “I’ve never in my...
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