Britain’s favourite “idiot” is heading out on his own in a new travel series called The Moaning of Life.
Pilkington, who has featured in the Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant series An Idiot Abroad, will explore how other cultures “face up to some of life’s biggest issues, while at the same time planning for his own future.”
“I’ve been on the planet for 40 years now, and I’m still none the wiser as to what it’s all about really,” Karl said. “I’ve never worried about life’s big questions. People at my age sit about pondering about ‘why are we here?’ The only time I ever asked meself that is when Suzanne booked us a surprise holiday to Lanzarote.”
UK network Sky1 made the announcement earlier tonight: