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Harry Hill 'quits TV Burp, rejects £1 million payrise'

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Harry Hill has reportedly quit his ITV series TV Burp.

The popular show returns for its eleventh run on October 8, with The Sun claiming that the comic turned down a £1 million payrise to sign on for more.

> Harry Hill's 'TV Burp' best moments - video

The 46-year-old previously admitted that working on the Bafta Award-winning show, which sees Hill poke fun at the week's TV, was a "drag", saying that the longer runs had left him feeling "completely mental".

Harry Hill - The wacky British comic celebrates his 45th on Thursday.

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Hill is said to be planning to focus on working on Simon Cowell's rumoured The X Factor musical, which he was linked to last week.

"Harry kept telling people how much he hated doing it but they thought he was joking. He wasn't," a source told the paper.

An ITV1 spokesperson said that another series would air in 2012, while production company Avalon responded: "Harry has a lot of commitments in the next year, but a final decision has not yet been reached."

Harry Hill's TV Burp returns to ITV1 on Saturday, October 8 at 7pm.

> Harry Hill: 'TV Burp was almost axed'
> Hill: 'BBC don't play along with TV Burp'

Watch Harry Hill mock Britney Spears's appearance on The X Factor below:

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