Chris Lilley made history at HMV in London, greeting hundreds of passionate fans in the biggest DVD signing the store has ever hosted.
Lilley spoke to fans in a marathon four hour signing session at HMV on Oxford Street, the biggest music store in Europe. Over a thousand people came from across the country, some queuing for over 6 hours to see him.
Lilley showed his appreciation by staying long after the store had closed in order to see everyone.
The following night Lilley performed to a sold-out crowd under the guise of the controversial hip-hop sensation S.mouse, the American rapper character from his ABC TV show Angry Boys. Tickets sold out within half an hour of release, and fans showed their enthusiasm by dressing as their favourite character.
The packed crowd slapped their elbows along to all his classic hits, such as “Animal Zoo”, “Obama” and the hit-single “Slap My Elbow”.
Celebrity guests in attendance included Doctor Who’s Karen Gillan and League Of Gentleman star Reece Shearsmith.
Angry Boys has been a ratings and online smash success for BBC3 in the UK.
Producer Laura Waters said, “This is beyond thrilling. Chris and I are overwhelmed, the British people are total legends!”
Angry Boys will debut on HBO in the United States later this year. The network has also become the home of Lilley’s previous series, We Can Be Heroes and Summer Heights High.