Kay shot to popularity in his 2001 comedy Phoenix Nights, which followed the lives of individuals working at The Phoenix Club – a fictional working maless club in Bolton.
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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 assembled a variety of fundraising singles for Red Nose Day and Children In Need, consisting of re-releasing the Tony Christie track Is This The Way To Amarillo in 2005.
In 2015 he appeared on the BBCs Big Night In, where he provided an updated variation of his Amarillo video made by fans.
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 best loved comics, will host 2 occasions at Manchesters O2 Apollo on 7 August in help of 20-year-old Laura Nuttall, who has actually been detected with an aggressive form of brain cancer.
A fundraising page shared the news of Kays phase return, writing: “I still cant rather believe this is truly occurring! We are so incredibly grateful to Peter for this x.”
He later went on write 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 childrens programme Roary The Racing Car.
In the time because, the Bolton star has actually shocked fans by showing up at a charity screening of his award-winning show Car Share in 2018, and spoke about his love of music throughout an appearance on Radio 2 in January.
Ms Nuttall was detected 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 invested the last couple of years mainly far from public view, after cancelling his last arena trip in December 2017 due to “unanticipated household scenarios”.