She says that Peter often includes daft things she’s said on a night out in their scripts, admits to discussing exes on screen, and Kayleigh’s views on Beyonce come courtesy of Sian’s take on a concert that she had been to.

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SIAN Gibson is well-loved for starring alongside Peter Kay as Kayleigh in Peter Kay's Car Share. Kay had received the script from Paul Coleman and Tim Reid, who sought Kay's opinion. We round up the best TV and movies highlights coming to Netflix and available through your BT TV box in January and the rest of 2020. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Peter Kay and Sian Gibson have been friends for more than 20 years, Sian Gibson plays Peter Kay's leading lady in Car Share, Will John and Kayleigh get together Trailer for finale of Peter Kay comedy Car Share, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). [3] She studied performing arts at Salford University where she met fellow students Peter Kay and Steve Edge. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. In 2006, Gibson, along with Peter Kay, appeared in the music video to the Texas song "Sleep". She has also previously worked with Peter Kay on his shows Phoenix Nights, That Peter Kay Thing and Britain's Got the Pop Factor ... And Possibly and New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly on Ice. They have a daughter, Gracie, who was born in 2013. Sian has been friends with funnyman Peter Kay for more than 20 years, after meeting at Salford University. Sian Gibson is best known for playing promotions manager Kayleigh Kitson in Peter Kay’s Car Share. Sian Gibson is best known for playing promotions manager Kayleigh Kitson in Peter Kay’s Car Share. Siân Gibson (née Foulkes, born 15 July 1976)[citation needed] is a Welsh stand-up comic, actor, impressionist and writer. Before landing a role in Peter Kay's Car Share in 2015, Gibson had not auditioned for any acting roles for over a year and was working in a call centre in Chester. Watch The Grand Tour presents Seamen on Amazon Prime Video with BT TV, Buy and rent box sets and films in the BT TV Store, Mega Movie Week hot list - Make every night a movie night with the latest films for less, Downton Abbey film - Trivia, Easter eggs and fun facts, Line Of Duty cast joined by Kelly Macdonald for series six read-through, ITV boss: MPs must act to protect UK broadcasters amid rise of streaming giants, Love Island’s Nas has no regrets about dumping Demi for Eva, Love Island’s Shaughna gets second shot at romance with new arrival Jamie, Paddy McGuinness says farewell to Take Me Out, Sex Education Aimee storyline inspired by true events, Sex Education is back: How to watch the teen drama, Sex Education: There is an alternative filmed ending to season two, Harlan Coben’s The Stranger: From novel to Netflix - How we made it, All you need to know about Harlan Coben's The Stranger, Sex Education season 2: Secrets from the set - Smoothie sick, alternate endings and mozzarella shopping, The Amazon Prime Video hot list: What to watch in January 2020. Peter agreed and said: “I found my Car Share buddy 23 years ago and I’d be happy sharing a car with Sian anywhere in the world… as long as she wasn’t driving.”.

The success of the series brought Gibson to wider prominence and opened the door for other roles. She told the Radio Times: “I sound like I’m a wholesome family girl. She is married to Ian Gibson, and the pair have one child. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes.

“Our relationship has never changed since our college days, we are still as silly and childish – so obviously whenever we work together we get along perfectly,” she explained. Back in the Phoenix Nights days, Sian had a walk-on part as a barmaid in the episode Singles Night. About a week before we started filming it, I said, 'I don't mind if you want to ask Suranne Jones or Sheridan Smith, you know, one of those really good actresses, to do this.' He’d been asked to cast his eye over the original script by his schoolfriend Paul Coleman and had no intention of actually appearing in it, but when he showed it to Sian the pair rewrote it to feature themselves and the rest is history. Good Omens: How we made it – Neil Gaiman and Rob Wilkins on the making of the Prime Video series, Good Omens: David Tennant and Michael Sheen’s Secrets From the Set, Treadstone: The Jason Bourne TV series is an unmissable and explosive thriller, Good Omens: Devilishly good fantasy series is a heart-warming tribute to magical Terry Pratchett, BT TV customers - Watch now on the BT Player, The Netflix hot list: What to watch in January 2020, EastEnders’ Kellie Bright ‘terrified’ about alcoholism plot. The star's early career included short-lived appearances in shows including Peak Practice, Hollyoaks, The League of Gentlemen and Emmerdale. Gibson has also appeared as Gemma in the Gold original film series Murder on the Blackpool Express followed by, Death on the Tyne and Dial M for Middlesbrough (2017–2019).

And now she's performing silly tasks for Dave's comedy show Taskmaster. The Welsh actress is best known for her comedy collaborations with Peter Kay. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. For other inquiries, Contact Us. The show's final air date was December 20, 2017. She also appeared in an episode of Phoenix Nights ("Singles Night") as the daughter of one of the main characters, Mary. As we’ve already mentioned, Peter’s scriptwriter friend Paul based the original character of Kayleigh on Sian after seeing her work in Britain’s Got the Pop Factor. The Grand Tour Madagascar special: When are the boys back? Her comic influences include Rik Mayall, Cannon and Ball and Ronnie Barker.

Gibson's credits include Peak Practice, Hospital People, Emmerdale and The League of Gentlemen. The Stranger comes to Netflix with a different setting, new characters, and Jennifer Saunders! [Read more: When is Car Share back? All you need to know]. [2][3], National Television Award for Best Comedy, Britain's Got the Pop Factor... and Possibly a New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly on Ice, "Meet the actress giving Peter Kay a run for his money", "Sian Gibson interview: How a phone call from Peter Kay changed the actress's life", "Sian Gibson: From call centre worker to Peter Kay's Car Share", "North Wales actress Sian Gibson admits 'no one knew who I was before Car Share, "Inbetweeners and Love Island stars join Taskmaster series 8", "Sian Gibson goes from a Car Share with Peter Kay to Do Not Disturb with Catherine Tate", "Murder On The Blackpool Express - Gold Comedy Drama", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sian_Gibson&oldid=979215853, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2019, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Actor, stand-up comic, impressionist, writer, Two episodes entitled "Lust for Royston Vasey" & "The One-Armed Man Is King" (Credited as Sian Foulkes), plus one other episode “Return to Royston Vasey” (Credited as Sian Gibson), Main role; co-writer and co-creator (with Peter Kay), one episode - "Bernie Clifton's Dressing Room", This page was last edited on 19 September 2020, at 13:50. SIAN Gibson is well-loved for starring alongside Peter Kay as Kayleigh in Peter Kay’s Car Share. Sian has been open about her career having stalled before Car Share, admitting that she couldn’t even land a one-line role because she was so desperate to do well in auditions.

[6], Sian Gibson is married to Ian Gibson, a gasfitter. [4] Gibson also performed stand-up comedy early in her career. In January 2018, she appeared in Inside No. For a year, the actress had not attended any auditions and had been working in a call centre, but then her old mate Peter Kay got in touch. She’s still amazed that the show became such a hit and had been terrified of ruining Peter’s reputation. I’m just doing whatever comes along and enjoying it. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. 9 and an episode of Death in Paradise. I think the BBC thought, 'Who is she?'". Acting’s a tough game for anyone, and despite parts in Hollyoaks, Peak Practice, Emmerdale and The League of Gentlemen, Sian had taken a break from the profession before she landed a starring role in Car Share. [Read more: Peter Kay makes rare surprise appearance]. But many of Kayleigh’s funniest lines come from real-life conversations with Sian. The League of Gentlemen returned to BBC Two in 2017 with three specials to mark 20 years since the show’s radio debut. And now she’s performing silly tasks for Dave’s comedy show Taskmaster. The off-beat comedy finished on BBC2 in 2002 and was followed by a film in 2005, The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse. The pair first met at Salford University while studying performing arts, and also got to know fellow student and comedian Steve Edge. Phillip Schofield says hiding gay secret forced him off This Morning to be sick, The Radfords share savvy Xmas tips & the time it takes to wrap gifts for 22 kids, Meghan accused of 'ripping off' Netflix doc in speech about social media, Mum shares hack for storing toys but it’s her reflection that gets attention, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. She returned for the second series of Car Share in April 2017.[3][5].

In May 2019 she performed silly tasks for Greg Davies in the Dave channel's hit series Taskmaster. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). [Read more: See trailer for unscripted Car Share episode]. In 2019, Gibson participated in the eighth series of Taskmaster. We chat to cast and crew to find out how it was adapted from book to TV series. He later asked Gibson if she wanted to work with him and they set to work rewriting the script to fit themselves, since John and Kayleigh as originally scripted were meant to be slightly younger.

She joined the local youth theatre in Theatr Clwyd. View our online Press Pack. But the comedian and actress also shares a long history with Peter that dates back to their student days – find out more below. Never miss an episode with BT TV – catch up via the BBC iPlayer app. I was so scared of letting him down. Sian may be known more recently for her collaboration with Peter Kay on Car Share, but it isn’t a new friendship. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. But the comedian and actress also shares a long history with Peter that dates back to their student days – find out more below. If the attention I’m getting now had happened 10 or 15 years ago I might have been falling out of a club with Dean Gaffney – but now it’s different. Assistant manager John Redmond and promotions rep Kayleigh Kitson are forced to … However, she had stepped away from the spotlight and was working at a call centre in Chester when she was asked to co-write and co-star in Car Share with Peter Kay in 2015. The specials reunited Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith and Jeremy Dyson. I’m not. She has collaborated with Peter Kay, including starring in and co-writing the comedy series Peter Kay's Car Share,[1] for which she won the 2016 BAFTA TV Award for Best Scripted Comedy and the National Television Award for Best Comedy. Get to know the actress, comedian and writer a little better - and find out how she ended up sitting alongside Peter Kay in the hit show. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. Although Kay loved the script he initially had no intention of even appearing in the series. I thought, he can't just bring his mate in, surely? She appeared alongside Peter in the video for the Texas song Sleep, and has been part of his previous shows including Britain’s Got the Pop Factor and That Peter Kay Thing. In the past, Peter has referred to the pair as "the modern day Terry and June", which makes their close friendship on screen easy. Gibson was born and raised in Mold, Wales.

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