|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||3|
|No. of episodes||15|
|Executive producer(s)||Phil Clarke and Andrew O'Connor|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Objective Productions|
|Original network||Channel 4|
|Original release||15 September 2006 –|
7 September 2008
|Related shows||The Kevin Bishop Show|
Star Stories is made by Objective Productions commissioned for Channel 4 by Shane Allen and Andrew Newman with Lee Hupfield producing, Elliot Hegarty directing and Phil Clarke and Andew O'Connor as executive producers.
The main theme of the show is the theme from the film Gone with the Wind.
|Cast member||Number of role(s)|
|Jo Bourne Taylor||1|
Narration was commonly by Simon Greenall. However the second and third episodes of the third series were narrated by Dolly Wells and Kevin Bishop in the guise of the lead characters Heather Mills and Peter Andre respectively.
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2006||British Comedy Awards||Best New Comedy||Star Stories||Won|
|Best Newcomer||Kevin Bishop||Nominated|
|2008||BAFTA TV Award||Best Comedy Programme||Lee Hupfield, Elliot Hegarty, Kevin Bishop, Philip Clarke||Nominated|
- Episode one: 3 million (14%)
- Episode two: 2.6 million (11%)
- Episode three: 2.9 million (13%)
- Episode four: 3.1 million (14%)
- Average: 2.8 million (13%)
The show's second series attracted over 2 million viewers.
Series One, 2006Edit
- David & Victoria - 'Our Story'
- George Michael - 'Watch Without Prejudice vol.1'
- Catherine Zeta-Jones - 'Her Quest To Prove Herself... And Also Find Love'
- Guy Ritchie - 'The Wife's Life'
- Sadie Frost - 'My Side Of The Story'
- Jennifer Aniston - 'The One Where Jen's Husband Dumps Her For A Total Bitch'
Series Two, 2007Edit
- Take That - 'Barlow Productions Presents: Take That - Why Our Success Was Nothing To Do With Robert Williams'
- Tom Cruise - The Church of Scientology Presents: 'Being Tom Cruise - How Scientology Isn't In Any Way Mental'
- Simon Cowell - SyCo Productions Presents: 'Simon Cowell - My Honesty, My Genius'
- Britney Spears - The State of Louisiana Presents: 'The Ballad of Britney Jean'
Series Three, 2008Edit
- Elton John - David Furnish Presents Elton John 'The Patron Saint of Celebrities'
- Heather Mills - Heather Mills Presents Mills and McCartney 'Why Paul is a total bastard'
- Peter Andre and Jordan (Katie Price) - Peter Andre Presents Me and Katie 'How the moneymoon never ends'
- Kate Moss - Top Shop Presents Kate Moss 'My rise, fall, rise, fall again and then rise'
- Bono - Bono Presents Christ 2 'My story'
In the UK a DVD containing all six episodes from Series One, an on-set diary, out-takes, music videos, deleted scenes and rehearsals was released on 30 July 2007. The second series was released on DVD on 17 November 2008. On the same day a boxset was also released containing both series. A DVD with all five episodes from Series 3 was released on 27 July 2009.
In the United States, Star Stories began airing on BBC America on 15 August 2008.
- "Star Stories Axed". British Comedy Guide. Archived from the original on 11 September 2009. Retrieved 7 September 2009.
- "2006 British Comedy Awards results". Digital Spy. Retrieved 24 August 2007.
- Internet Movie Database staff (2009). "Awards for "Star Stories"". Internet Movie Database. IMDb.com, Inc. Retrieved 13 November 2009.
- "Viewing figures". BARB. Retrieved 24 August 2007.