He later went on compose and appear in a spin-off with Paddy McGuinness, Max And Paddys Road To Nowhere, prior to starring in shows such as Dr Who, Coronation Street and kidss programme Roary The Racing Car.
In the time considering that, the Bolton star has shocked fans by turning up at a charity screening of his award-winning program Car Share in 2018, and spoke about his love of music during a look on Radio 2 in January.
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However Kay is possibly best understood for his stand-up comedy, selling out trips up and down the UK from the early noughties.
He is no complete stranger to charity, having actually assembled a variety of fundraising songs for Red Nose Day and Children In Need, consisting of re-releasing the Tony Christie track Is This The Way To Amarillo in 2005.
Last year he appeared on the BBCs Big Night In, where he presented an updated variation of his Amarillo video made by fans.
Kay shot to fame in his 2001 funny Phoenix Nights, which followed the lives of people operating at The Phoenix Club – an imaginary working mens club in Bolton.
A fundraising page shared the news of Kays phase return, writing: “I still cant rather think this is actually happening! We are so extremely grateful to Peter for this x.”
Ms Nuttall was diagnosed with her condition in October 2018 when she was studying her first term at Kings College London. A brain scan showed 6 tumours.
Kay has actually invested the last couple of years largely far from public view, after cancelling his last arena tour in December 2017 due to “unpredicted family scenarios”.
Comic Peter Kay has actually revealed he will make his long-awaited stage return next month, saying he will participate in a live charity Q&A in Manchester.
Kay, one of the UKs finest enjoyed comics, will host 2 events at Manchesters O2 Apollo on 7 August in help of 20-year-old Laura Nuttall, who has actually been detected with an aggressive kind of brain cancer.