The duo announced last year that they would be starring in the BBC show together, playing a long-lost brother and sister.
Cilla Black and Paul O'Grady
However, it’s now been revealed that the show has been axed as the pair can’t stand the long filming hours.
He also criticised the lack of screen-time older actors get, particularly in soaps, saying: “A lot of the older actors don’t get screen time. I’d sooner watch the older ones having a session in the pub because it’s funny rather than a necking session in the back alley.”
He also hit out the quality of shows like 'The Great British Sewing Bee' (“I’d sooner poke my eye out with a needle than learn how to make a patchwork quilt”) and 'The X Factor (“They’re pub singers”).