Paul Merton: The Series

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Paul Merton: The Series
StarringPaul Merton
John Irwin
Robert Harley
Nick Hancock
Country of originUnited Kingdom
No. of episodes12
Running time6x30 minutes
6x35 minutes
Production company(s)Hat Trick Productions
Original networkChannel 4
Original release25 September 1991 –
8 October 1993

Paul Merton: The Series is a British sketch show that aired on Channel 4 from 1991 to 1993. The main star was Paul Merton, who co-wrote it along with John Irwin. It is not currently available on DVD but every episode is available for viewing free via Channel 4 service 4OD. It can also be purchased in the UK via iTunes.


Merton, Irwin and Harley were the main cast, however, each episode featured guest stars including Siobhan Hayes, Chris Lang, Ben Miller, Neil Mullarkey and Caroline Quentin, who was Merton's wife at the time.[1]

Broadcast details[edit]

Series one was broadcast between 25 September 1991 and 30 October 1991. Series two was broadcast between 3 September 1993 and 8 October 1993. Each episode in the first series was 30 minutes long, including adverts, while the second series episodes were 35 minutes including adverts.

Both series were produced by David Tyler[2]


  1. ^ "Full cast and crew for "Paul Merton: The Series"". Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  2. ^ [1]

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