Exclusive | Kevin McCloud takes on his most ‘ambitious’ Grand Design yet in comedy sketch

Watch this exclusive clip from Matt Lucas’s new lockdown comedy show Reasons To Be Cheerful

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Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud takes on his most unusual project yet in a hilarious new clip from the comedy series Matt Lucas’s Reasons To Be Cheerful.

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In the RadioTimes.com exclusive clip, Kevin talks to railway enthusiast ‘Barry’, who wants to “seriously downsize” and convert an old railway station – but due to the “unusual construction method,” he’s got no groundwork costs, and he should be done by teatime.

Barry’s “bespoke” new home is “built on an epic scale… or a scale, at least,” according to an impressed Kevin – who adds that he hopes Barry has enough glue.

“Would you go through all of the pain again?” he asks the cheery new homeowner.

“Oh yeah, I’ve got a signal box to do tomorrow,” Barry replies. “And I’ve ordered a Second World War spitfire to do at the weekend.”

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You can watch the clip here. Reasons To Be Cheerful with Matt Lucas airs on Sundays on Channel 4 at 7.30pm.