Peter Kay 'is in early talks with the BBC for a new TV show'

Peter Kay ‘is in early talks with the BBC for a new TV show’… two years after cancelling all his projects ‘for family reasons’

Peter Kay is reportedly in early talks with the BBC for a new television project.

According to The Sun, the comedian, 46, has started discussions about a new series but nothing has been officially confirmed.

It comes two years after Peter announced that he had cancelled his upcoming live tour and all future projects due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances,’ and he was last seen in public in April of this year.

Big news: Peter Kay is reportedly in early talks with the BBC for a new television project, over a year after the final episode of his series Car Share (pictured) came to an end

A source said: ‘A conversation has been had between Peter and the BBC.

‘There is no rush and whatever happens will always be dictated by Peter but a new project has been discussed.

‘It’s exciting news for Peter’s fans, who have yet to see the void left by Car Share filled.’

MailOnline has contacted representatives for BBC and Peter Kay for comment.

Absent: The comedian has rarely been seen in public since he cancelled all projects in December 2017. His last sighting was in April as he rode a tram in Blackpool

Peter’s last TV series Car Share came to an end in May 2018, and despite his break from public life the show still drew 8.8 million viewers.

He was last seen in public in April of this year on board a tram in Blackpool, and happily posed with some of the transport’s staff in a photo posted to their Twitter account.

In Spring last year Peter made his first public appearance since cancelling his tour, to introduce a charity screening of his series Car Share.

Here he is! Peter made a rare public appearance in Spring last year to introduce a screening of one of the final episodes of Car Share in Blackpool

He took to the stage at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, Lancashire and told the audience: ‘Thank you very much for supporting the Lily Foundation raising money for mitochondrial disease.

‘Very kind of you. I appreciate it. Enjoy the last ever episode of Car Share. Don’t tell anyone the end. Or tell anyone about any hedgehogs.’

Bowing as he left the stage, he added: ‘So thank you. Lots of love, enjoy, take care, bye-bye.’

In December 2017 Peter announced that he had cancelled his upcoming live tour and all forthcoming projects due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances.’

Break away: In December 2017 Peter announced that he had cancelled his upcoming live tour and all forthcoming projects due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’

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