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

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.

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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".

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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.

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

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