Brass Eye and Alan Partridge comedian Kevin Eldon has been handed his own BBC series, a mixture of sketches, songs, characters and guests.

It’s Kevin is a 6 x 30-minute series that will air on BBC2 early next year. It will be made in house, by the team behind the Bafta-winning series Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle.

It was ordered by channel controller Janice Hadlow and comedy controller Cheryl Taylor.

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According to the BBC, sketches will include the song number The Incredible Moose Human, The Great Spagboletti, A Fictional Northern Man and John Lennon’s Head.

Eldon, who writes and stars in the series, has appeared in many of the UK’s best loved comedy and satire, including BBC2 series Lee and Herring’s Fist of Fun. Other credits range from I’m Alan Partridge, Hot Fuzz, Four Lions, This is Jinsy, Dead Set and the forthcoming Sky series Hunderby.

Taylor said: “Kevin Eldon is a very special comedian indeed and we’re delighted to have the opportunity to showcase his many talents on BBC2.”

It’s Kevin will be produced by Richard Webb and executive produced by the BBC’s head of comedy Mark Freeland.