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Miranda Hart Towers Over Melissa McCarthy At The ‘Spy' Premiere In London. Cue Giggles All Round (VIDEO, PICS)

28/05/2015 11:48 BST | Updated 28/05/2015 11:59 BST

Little and Large move over, there’s a new duo after your comedy crown - and moniker by the looks of it.

Miranda Hart and Melissa McCarthy made for an amusing sight - for them and us - at the ‘Spy’ premiere in London on Wednesday night when they posed together on the red carpet.

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Miranda, who at 6ft 1in, towered over her rather more vertically challenged 5ft 2in co-star, even wore flats for the occasion.

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Melissa McCarthy and Miranda Hart

The joke obviously wasn’t lost on the ‘Bridesmaids’ star, who spent most of her time on the red carpet looking like she was playing a solo game of hide and seek behind Miranda.

Luckily, Melissa’s other (less vertiginous) co-stars, Jason Statham and Jude Law, were on hand to redress the height balance.

'Spy' London Premiere

Miranda and Melissa play CIA analysts Nancy and Susan in the 007-style spoof movie, which is directed by Paul Fieg, who also brought us ‘Bridesmaids’ and ‘The Heat’.

Speaking about casting British star Miranda in movie, he told More! magazine: “She's a real person. She's beautiful, but she's not your standard image of the supermodel-y movie star.

“Plus, one of the hardest things in the world to find is people who can swear effectively in a way that's not ugly."

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Jude Law (left) and Jason Statham (right) joined co-star Melissa on the 'Spy' red carpet

Miranda has previously admitted she struggled to keep a straight face when she was filming with Melissa.

"Melissa and I had a few times of getting giggles. Particularly when she attempted a British accent,” she said.

‘Spy’ hits cinemas on 5 June. Watch the trailer below...

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'Spy' London Premiere