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Amazon, BBC Team for Brit Comedy 'The Offenders'

Amazon, BBC Team for Brit Comedy 'The Offenders'

Amazon and the BBC have joined forces on new British comedy series The Offenders (working title) from Stephen Merchant.

Merchant, best known for being behind The Office with Ricky Gervais, but also for recently directing Fighting With My Family and playing an SS officer in Jojo Rabbit, originally created the series with Mayans M.C. co-creator Elgin James.

Produced by the ITV-owned Big Talk (Cold Feet, Defending the Guilty) and Merchant's own Four Eyes banner, The Offenders will follow seven strangers from different walks of life forced together to complete a community payback sentence. At first, they seem like archetypes ...

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