OK, first things first. Who's Kevin? The short answer is Kevin Eldon. The long answer? Well, those with a keen eye for comedy will already recognise him and be familiar with his work as he has appeared in Black Books, I'm Alan Partridge, Brass Eye, Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle and most recently, Sky Atlantic comedy Hunderby.
Aged 53, It's Kevin is Kevin Eldon's big moment in the limelight, and as the show's title suggests, it really is all about him. Except don't confuse this with a one man show, because it most certainly isn't.
Kevin has used those years he spent grafting wisely and has drafted in some great comedy talent for the series. In amongst a brilliant supporting cast, there's cameos from Bill Bailey (Black Books), Paul Putner (Little Britain), Martin Trenaman (PhoneShop), Liza Tarbuck, Julia Davis (Nighty Night), Stewart Lee (Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle), Dan Skinner (Angelos Epithemiou) and Adam Buxton (The Adam and Joe Show).
So what can we expect from the show? Well, it's been a while since there's been a good BBC sketch show, think back to Little Britain and The Catherine Tate Show. The most recent example of a BBC sketch show that I can think of is Ruddy Hell It's Harry and Paul. So it feels the time is right for the BBC to introduce a new sketch show to viewers, It's Kevin, which debuts the week BBC Three introduce their latest sketch show, Lee Nelson's Well Funny People.
But It's Kevin is not like any of the sketch shows I've just mentio