New British Comedy TV Series for 2021: BBC, Channel 4, Sky, Netflix, ITV

New British Comedy TV Series for 2021: BBC, Channel 4, Sky, Netflix, ITV An inter-generational zombie horror-comedy, an Alan Partridge-presented travelogue, Rowan Atkinson fighting a bee… 2021 British TV comedy is a broad church, and that’s before we’ve come to all the ...

Steve Coogan’s Baby Cow Hires Rupert Majendie as Comedy Chief

Steve Coogan’s Baby Cow Hires Rupert Majendie as Comedy Chief Steve Coogan’s production company Baby Cow Prods., whose CEO is former BBC Films chief Christine Langan, has appointed Rupert Majendie as head of comedy development. Majendie produced BAFTA-nominated ...

Shanghai Fest Delays; ‘Money Heist’ Star Sets English Debut; Baby Cow Hire – Global Briefs

Shanghai Fest Delays; ‘Money Heist’ Star Sets English Debut; Baby Cow Hire – Global Briefs The Shanghai International Film Festival has postponed its 23rd edition due to continued coronavirus disruption. The event, one of China’s most significant film fests, had been due to take place June ...

Ladhood review – boisterous comedy smells like teen spirit ... and Lynx

Based on comic Liam Williams’s adolescence, this Leeds-set series combines nostalgic laughs and Fleabag-style tenderness for the perfect tale of growing up disgracefully Not so long ago, it felt as ...

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost Pact With Up-and-Coming Writers on Ya Projects (Exclusive)

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost Pact With Up-and-Coming Writers on Ya Projects (Exclusive) Stolen Picture, the production company founded by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, has launched a new drama initiative to work with up-and-coming writers on young-adult projects, with two series already in ...

The week in TV: The Kettering Incident; Pls Like; Girls; The Moorside

Sky’s eerie new thriller introduces us to Tasmanian gothic. Plus, Liam Williams sticks it to the vloggers, and the return of Lena Dunham The Kettering Incident (Sky Atlantic) Pls Like (BBC3) | ...