Ex Call the Midwife star Miranda Hart sets the record straight on TV comeback

The comedian responded to Twitter fans, clarifying that it is her mum's gardening TV show

Miranda Hart has addressed reports that she is making her TV return. The former Call the Midwife star has taken to Twitter to clarify reports that she is launching her own gardening show, telling fans that it is in fact her mum's programme, and she'll only be playing a cameo role. Replying to one Twitter user, she wrote: "Sorry but it's my Mum fronting the new show. I narrate only and make a tiny cameo. She's amazing though! Hope you like." Miranda later followed it up with another tweet, posting: "No. I am doing the voice over and have a little cameo. It's my Mum's show and all the better for it."

The comedienne, 44, will make a brief appearance in Down The Garden Path With Dee Hart Dyke. The three-part gardening show will see Dee, 77, travel around the UK, helping people perfect their gardens. The green-fingered celebrity mum spends more than eight hours outdoors every day, and hates going on long holidays for fear her garden will overgrow. The show will be made by Miranda and her friend David Walliams' company King Bert Productions and will air on More4.


Miranda Hart will play a cameo role in her mum Dee's show

"I may not know a thing about how to garden but my mum is amazing," Miranda recently told The Sun. "She fills me with immense joy and laughter as she talks about her passion. The innuendos in gardening never seem to stop."

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Fans are no doubt excited to see Miranda make her on-screen return. She most recently appeared on TV in March, showing her support for Comic Relief. Meanwhile, the actress is taking her talents to the stage as she is set to play Miss Hannigan in Annie. Miranda will be making her West End debut, with the musical opening at the Piccadilly Theatre at the end of May.

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