The Chuckle Brothers Are Set To 'Make Return To TV'

Good news, everybody, the Chuckle Brothers are reportedly making a welcome return to TV.

According to the Sun, Barry and Paul will be back to entertain us with a brand new show on Channel 5 called Chuckle Time, reported to be broadcast on Saturdays. And here's me thinking this year was a total write-off.


Barry, 73, and Paul, 70, might have a combined aged of 143, but they're not letting that hold them back - no slacking, eh? (Sorry. At least I haven't made a 'me to you' joke... yet).

The new show will apparently see them introducing funny clips from the Internet as well those sent in by the audience while the brothers will also take part in sketches.

A source told the Sun: "It's going to be fun for all the family, a bit like You've Been Framed but with more of the brothers' own input.

"Paul and Barry have spent their lives falling over and making the public laugh, now they are watching us make fools of ourselves."

The show hasn't been given an official air date yet, but Paul may have let the cat out of the bag over on his Twitter account, telling fans it will be on sometime in June. How exciting:

This will be the first show for the LADs since ChuckleVision ended in 2009 and all our childhoods died.

The show ran for 22 years - beginning in 1987. Since it ended the pair have kept themselves busy with guest spots on Benidorm and Celebrity Pointless - they also do the odd nightclub PA and are pretty frequent social media users. And let's not forget the pantomimes the guys find themselves involved with every Christmas.

The pair also did a 20-minute slot at Bestival in 2015, which the pair said was the biggest crowd they ever performed in front of. It must have been surreal for both the audience and the performers, which certainly is something.

Chuckle Time is reportedly commissioned for 12 episodes, each an hour in length. I can't wait.

Featured Image Credit: BBC/PA

Claire Reid

Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.

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