Family relieved Miranda giving up sitcom

Family relieved Miranda giving up sitcom

Miranda Hart's family were relieved when she announced the end of her sitcom, 'Miranda'.

In October, the professional funny-woman revealed her television show would be coming to an end with two final episodes to be broadcast at Christmas - news which her family welcomed as she used to become strained when working on the BBC One hit.

She confessed: "Most of my family went, 'Thank goodness', because they know how stressed I get writing it. But all my cast members were very sad, so we shall see [about further episodes], but I have written a finale."

The show's first series began airing in 2009, with a second series in 2010 and a third in 2012, with Miranda deciding to end the programme with two episodes which will culminate in "a real finale moment."

The 41-year-old actress was rumoured to be hoping to launch a career as a television presenter by bringing back classic British game show 'The Generation Game', but cleared up rumours by saying she won't necessarily be working on a remake.

Talking on ITV's 'This Morning', she explained: "[News that I would be presenting 'The Generation Game'] got into the press before I thought about it. It was a little bit premature, I don't know how it all happened but the press and everybody thinks I'm doing 'The Generation Game'.

"But we're trying to work up an entertainment format and seeing if 'The Generation Game' still stands now.

"Looking back at it, it was funny, but it's very hard to work out whether it would work or how it could work, so we're mulling it. It's an option."

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