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Matt Lucas will star in a silent comedy series for the BBC. The 'Little Britain' comedian is due to return to TV screens in a six-part show about the misadventures of Pompidou, who is described as ''an elderly aristocratic English oddball who has fallen on hard times''. Matt said he was ''delighted to be back at the BBC with [a] show full of new characters [but] no dialogue at all'', and hopes the comedy will ''appeal to audiences in Britain and beyond''. He added that he was ''a huge fan of the visual comedy of Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy and of course, »

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