Lee Kern's Celebrity Bedlam

Lee Kern's Celebrity Bedlam

From the archive

This film was last shown on 15 June 2012

Director: Gemma Rawclife

Producer: Alex Kohler

Written and Directed by: Lee KernCountry: United Kingdom

Year: 2012

Duration: 90mins

Lee Kern is a veteran of Sheffield Doc Fest. From winning the Doc Pitch with "The BNP Versus" ­ an idea to challenge the BNP to a game of football against a team of immigrants and ethnic minorities, to his packed out industry sessions, (Masterclass In How To Be How To Be A TV Whore), Lee is always guaranteed to provide a highlight and much irreverent laughter to the festival.

This year we are proud to offer a world exclusive of two of the films, which make up part of Lee's forthcoming six part Channel 4 / E4 series: Lee Kern's Celebrity Bedlam - a prank show exploring what lengths celebrities will go to for fame and attention. The first episode sees Lee posing as a scientist and attempting to convince some celebs that not only does he make human clones - but that he's made clones of them and which they are about to meet. Fans of last year's keynote speaker, Bruce Parry, stick around ­ cos the second episode will see Lee convincing some celebs that they are meeting a rare and exotic tribe ­ evacuated from their homeland ­ and now living in a cage in a children's zoo in Cheshunt.

What bizarre customs will the celebs engage in when meeting this rare tribe, (who are entirely made up of actors). The session will be followed by a Q+A with Lee Kern and Nathan Eastwood (series exec) about the making of the show, the motivation behind it, how Lee's documentary background informed the making of a comedy prank show ­ and most importantly - how the hell they managed to convince celebs they'd been cloned and a whole lot more



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