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'Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps' Is Returning To TV With A Twist

'Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps' Is Returning To TV With A Twist

Get the beers in - Cheshire's finest will be back on our screens.

Mary-Jane Wiltsher

Mary-Jane Wiltsher

It's the comedy classic that saw Cheshire's finest put the world to rights over a pint.

Now Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps star Will Mellor has revealed that the hit series is returning to our screens - but with a twist.

The TV star - who has also appeared in Broadchurch and Line of Duty - took to Instagram to share the news with his 121K follows, posting a video clip recording in his car.

Chatting to camera, Will confirmed he's buddying up with co-star Ralph Little for a spin-off show called Two Pints With Will And Ralf.

Teasing the exciting new project, Will said: "I'm just on my way to start shooting a new project with Ralf Little.

"It's set in a pub, me and Ralf having a couple of pints, like Gaz and Jonny, talking about all sorts from the old days to any kind of pub banter.

"Putting the world to rights in our own way, playing a few silly games. You're going to be seeing it soon.

"Hopefully we're going to be having guests on, music, all sorts of stuff but today's the first day."

Instagram promptly went wild over the news.

"Cannot wait! I've watched all of the series!" wrote one.

"About time!" wrote another.

The new show will be a spin off format titled 'Two Pints With Will And Ralf' (

"Just the two pints? I don't believe it. Lock in!" chimed in a third.

Fans of the show have been hungry for news of a return ever since Will revealed a Two Pints one-off special was in the works.

In the original clip, the actor said: "Alright people, sorry I have not been on for a while, I have been waiting for something to tell you, some news, you know what I mean?

"Recently, since Two Pints came back, it is on at 11 o'clock every night on Gold, they are showing every episode, people have been messaging me about how much they miss the show and how much it was part of their growing up.

It's been a long time since the show has aired - it was last on TV in 2011 (

"Saying 'please bring it back for a special or do something'.

A one-off special is yet to happen - we'll just have to hold out for Two Pints With Will And Ralf.

And in the meantime, there's the full 79 episodes of the series on BBC's iPlayer to rewatch.

Featured Image Credit: BBC

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