Horne & Corden

UKTV – Fridays from 16 October, 8.30pm

Britain’s newest and most exciting double act, James Corden and Mathew Horne – best known for the hit series Gavin and Stacey, have written and star in this new and hilarious comedy sketch show.

James and Mat’s first sketch show together feels like a live experience and has a very real sense of event. It’s an opportunity to get to know the real Mat and James, rather than Gavin and Smithy. They will play themselves as well as a large selection of original characters they have created that are innovative, provocative and always entertaining. Characters include:

Xander

The old boarding school chum, who is the most hideous, foul mouthed – but well meaning – man to ever rear his head from your past. He always turns up at the most inappropriate moment and he’s only too keen to talk about the embarrassing things you did at school.

Tim Goodall

A gay TV journalist, who’s more interested in sipping on a Pina Colada and discussing how fit the soldiers

are in Basra than delivering the breaking news.

Jonny Lee Miller

Jonny and Lee Miller are two magicians. They are very flamboyant but very bad at magic. They believe that it’s all about committing to the show and their dance and magic routines are outrageously silly camp fun.

Spiderman & Superman

They know who each other are but don’t really know each other at all. They hate bumping into each other and it always makes for the most awkward conversations. They might be superheroes but they certainly don’t make super conversation.

The show is shot partly in studio with a live audience, and partly on location. Big, bold and fun, it will bring together a memorable selection of characters, sketches and catchphrases that will make for talkabout TV.

“Every sketch is superbly performed…this is almost as fun to watch as it evidently was to make” Radio Times