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New show for Gavin and Stacey duo

Mathew Horne and James Corden
Corden (right) won the TV Bafta prize for best comedy performance

Gavin and Stacey stars James Corden and Mathew Horne have signed up to make a new comedy sketch show for BBC Three.

The six part comedy series, currently being called Horne and Corden Have Come, will be directed by Kathy Burke.

The BBC said the series would be a "traditional comedy entertainment show in the style of Morecambe and Wise".

The duo, who scooped a TV Bafta on Sunday, will create comedy characters and also perform as themselves in front of a live studio audience.

"Gavin and Stacey winning the Bafta audience award for best programme represented a real highpoint in BBC Three's commitment to new comedy," said controller Danny Cohen.

Corden, who won the prize for best comedy performance, said the duo were working on a Christmas special, but was not sure whether a third series would be made.

"We can only really make one if we think it's going to be better than the first two," he said.

"We only really want to make one if we know we have got a story that's worth telling."




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