Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour

Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour is a travel-style comedy series hosted by Keith Lemon, a character portrayed by comedian Leigh Francis. The series was first announced during an appearance by Lemon on the Big Brother companion show Big Brother's Big Mouth in 2007. The show premiered on 11 March 2008, attracting 565,000 viewers (a 2.2% multi-channel share), and concluded on 15 April 2008.

Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour
Created byLeigh Francis
Developed byLeigh Francis
Ben Palmer
StarringLeigh Francis
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes6
Executive producer(s)Leigh Francis
John Noel
Production location(s)Various
Running time30 mins
Original networkITV2
Original release11 March (2008-03-11) –
15 April 2008 (2008-04-15)
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The series features Lemon travelling around the world on a shark-shaped flight plan, visiting six different countries (Australia, Japan, the United States, Egypt, Mexico and Iceland), and meeting various celebrity guests, including: former Spice Girls Mel B and Mel C, along the way. During the series, Paddy McGuinness played the role of Lemon's cousin Gary.


In May 2008, Francis announced that he would not be filming a second series in the near future, as he would be busy filming his panel show Celebrity Juice commencing in August 2008. The show was released on DVD on 3 November 2008.[1] Francis announced in May 2011 that he would like to write and record a second series, but said he would struggle to find the time to do so.


Episode Date Location Celebrity guests
1 11 March 2008 United States Mel C
Mel B
2 18 March 2008 Australia Holly Valance,
Stefan Dennis
3 25 March 2008 Mexico Holly Willoughby
4 1 April 2008 Egypt Samia Smith,
Sharon Osbourne
5 8 April 2008 Japan Tamzin Outhwaite
6 15 April 2008 Iceland Dermot O'Leary


  1. ^ "Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour". 3 November 2008 – via Amazon.

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