Harry Enfield, 59, and Paul Whitehouse, 62, seemed to remember the good days of Tuesday as they enjoyed a tearful reunion in London.
The beloved acting duo were having a wonderful time as they caught up with each other, Paul shedding a tear and the couple laughing during the outing.
After forming their number in the late 1980s and hitting screens in the iconic Harry Enfield & Chums in 1990, they were celebrating the 30th anniversary of their status as the UK’s most legendary comedic double when they met in outdoors.
One of their most famous sketches being The Old Gits, with Harry’s flat cap they could easily be mistaken for the beloved characters.
The old Gits! Harry Enfield, 59, and Paul Whitehouse, 62, seemed to remember the good days of Tuesday as they enjoyed a tearful reunion in London.
The Legends didn’t seem to have spent time during their heated discussion, but their ensembles were a slight gift from the past three decades.
Harry sported a delicate white flat cap and transition lenses, while also showing off his wilder side when he hopped on a scooter and blew a vape.
It was Paul who looked overwhelmed with emotion as he wiped his eyes, apparently crying, as they spoke before relapsing into laughter.
Harry and Paul first shot to stardom in the late ’80s on Channel 4’s Saturday Live, where they co-created and played a host of different characters.
Tender moment: The beloved comedy duo seemed to be having a wonderful time as they made up for each other, Paul shed a tear and the couple laughed during the outing
They are there! The duo dressed as Alf Git and Fred Git in 1994
Occasionally: Harry was low key when meeting his 30-year-old partner (pictured right in 1994)
Characters in their sketches included kebab shop owner Stavros, who spoke broken English, and iconic plasterer Loadsamoney.
Loadsamoney, a character who constantly brags about his wealth, was created as a reaction to Margaret Thatcher’s government, with the skit taking on a life of its own and spawning a sold-out tour and a single.
Showing the character’s brevity, in May 1988 Labor Party leader Neil Kinnock used the term “chargesamoney” to criticize Conservative policies and journalists began to refer to the “chargesamoney” economy.
Sad moments! Paul got emotional on the release (pictured right in 1997)
Times are changing: Comedy legends didn’t seem to have spent time during their heated discussion, but their ensembles were a slight gift from the past three decades.
Leaving: Harry wore a white flat cap and transition glasses, but showed his wilder side when he hopped on a scooter and blew a vape
Following the heinous plasterer’s success, the duo created Bugger-All-Money, a Geordie spin-off, with Harry playing the two characters at the Nelson Mandela 70th birthday tribute concert at Wembley Stadium in 1988.
Fearing that their satirical character would be seen in a good light, the duo decided to have him squashed in a Comic Relief Show.
In 1990 Harry’s sketch on the TBEN, Harry Enfield’s television program, was born and was later renamed Harry Enfield & Chums, in a nod to his partners Paul and Kathy Burke.
Upset: It was Paul who looked overwhelmed with emotion as he wiped his eyes, apparently crying, as they spoke before relapsing into laughter
Catch up! They were immersed in chatting as they stood by the railings
Puffs! Harry stole a moment for a puff on his vape
IT IS NOT FAIR! Harry also created the iconic Kevin The Teenage (alongside Kathy Burke as Perry)
Loadsamoney! Loadsamoney, a character who constantly brags about her wealth, was created as a reaction to Margaret Thatcher’s government, with the sketch taking on a life of its own and spawning a sold-out tour and a single.
The show was the birthplace of legendary characters including Annoying Kid Brother, who later became teenage Kevin, Stan and Pam Herbert, Tim Nice-But-Dim, The Scousers, Smashie and Nicey, Wayne and Waynetta Slob.
Other favorites include two old-fashioned presenters, Mr. Cholmondley-Warner and Grayson, who are still referenced in pop culture.
They returned to the screens with Harry & Paul, originally called Ruddy Hell! It’s Harry & Paul, in 2007, on a show that spanned four seasons – the first two on TBEN One and the last two moving to TBEN Two due to declining ratings.
Icons: In 1994, the duo created The Fast Show which lasted until 1997, with specials in 2000 and 2014. The structured show relied on character sketches, gags and slogans
Hello my old friend! The duo were engrossed in the cat during the fall meet
In 1994, the duo created The Fast Show which lasted until 1997, with specials in 2000 and 2014. The structured show relied on character sketches, gags and slogans.
In October 2014, the beloved duo reprized their roles as The Self Righteous Brothers, Frank and George Doberman, in a skit for The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night – Channel 4’s testicular cancer awareness comedy show.
In August 2015, Harry and Paul celebrated their 25-year partnership by presenting an evening with Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse.
Long ago: The duo pictured on Harry Enfield And Chums
Leaving: Harry got on a scooter to go home
Long ago: The duo as Smashy and Nicey at the 1993 BRIT Awards
Work aside, in their personal lives it was revealed earlier this year that Harry has apparently separated from Lucy, his wife for 23 years.
Sebastian Shakespeare has revealed their marriage has hit the rocks and he has moved from their elegant family home in Notting Hill.
An insider said: ‘It’s very sad but Harry lives elsewhere. He is comforted by a friend. Lucy is heartbroken.
Paul recently starred in the stage show Only Fools And Horses, where he played the role of Grandpa. The show is based on the sitcom, which ran from 1981 to 2003 and starred the legendary David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and the late Lennard Pearce.
Safety first! Harry wore a mask while emerging
In 2015, they take the stage again for legends Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse! Tour, who saw the regale content of all their shows.
At the time, Paul spoke about their health due to his heart issues, saying, “ We actually go to the gym and try to get some exercise every day …
“ We’re in the heart attack decade, Harry and I, and I have to exercise for that very reason, so in some ways we’re probably in the shape of our lives.
“ The queers are way behind us now, we’re reasonably fit – I think we have to be, otherwise we’d fall apart on stage, there’s no question about it. ”
Guys: Five years ago Paul opened up about their health due to his heart issues, saying, ‘We actually go to the gym and try to get some exercise every day’