The Trip to Greece: Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan announce return of comedy series

The latest series, The Trip to Spain, aired in 2017 

Jacob Stolworthy
Friday 18 January 2019 11:33 GMT
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Fans of The Trip were overjoyed to learn that Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan are working on a brand new series.

Brydon shared a photo alongside Coogan where he announced that they were discussing the fourth instalment of the popular comedy series that will see them venture to Greece.

The caption read: “Lunch with a friend to discuss ‘The Trip To Greece.’”

The Trip – co-created by Brydon, coogan and director Michael Winterbottom – began on BBC Two in 2010 with a series that saw them embark on a restaurant tour of northern England. Later outings saw them repeat the formula in Italy and Spain, the last of which aired in 2017.

Episodes were eventually cut together into a feature-length film by IFC Films.

In the series, the actors play ficitional versions of themselves.

Coogan most recently appeared in Stan & Ollie, playing Stan Laurel opposite John C Reilly’s Oliver Hardy. He’ll next be seen on the big screen alongside Isla Fisher in Greed, which was directed by Winterbottom.

Next month, he'll reprise the character of Alan Partridge for a brand new BBC series.

It’s unknown when The Trip to Greece will go into production, but expect impressions galore whenever it does.

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