Kelly Monteith’s BBC Memories

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Kelly Monteith’s BBC Memories

Kelly Monteith was known as a ground-breaking comedian in the early 80’s. After being discovered as a guest on NBC’s The Tonight Show and the BBC’s Des O’Connor Tonight, Kelly was offered his own series by the BBC. Kelly Monteith premiered in 1979 and ran for six series. It was noted for often breaking the fourth wall by showing Monteith in his dressing room before and after a scene. The Kelly Monteith series went on to win the Silver Rose for the BBC at the Montreux Television Festival in Switzerland. In the U.S the Kelly Monteith series was rerun on the A & E Network

JOIN US EACH WEEK as Kelly Monteith shares some of his favorite memories from his series and what it was like as an American working and living in London.

Scroll down for this week’s episode! This week Kelly talks about this famous Rowan Atkinson comedy bit from Mr. Bean …and where the idea came from!

Episode ONE

Kelly shares the story about how an American comedian was offered his own show on the BBC and one of his favorite bits on his show, the “mustard” scene.

Episode TWO

Kelly enjoys an overnight with a girl after a fancy dress party and has to do the world’s most unique ‘walk of shame.’

Episode THREE

In this episode Kelly reminisces about having Sting’s wife, Trudie Styler, on the show.

Episode FOUR

Does this look familiar? A young Rowan Atkinson in a famous comedy bit from his show, Mr. Bean. But do you know where he got the idea? We do!



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