BBC Drama Production

Frankie Boyle, Matt Berry originals for iPlayer

Comedians Frankie Boyle and Matt Berry are creating more originals for UK on-demand service BBC iPlayer. Frankie Boyle’s Election Autopsy follows on from last year’s successful Scottish Referendum Autopsy, and will see the acerbic comic (Tramadol Nights) attempting to make sense of the UK General Election in front of a live audience that decide if […]

BBC One goes Grey with primetime comedy

UK terrestrial BBC One has commissioned a six-part comedy starring the likes of Russ Abbott, Stephanie Beacham and June Whitfield. Grey Mates (working title) will follow the ups and downs of three newly retired couples in Norfolk in the UK and be produced by indie Hat Trick Productions. Abbott (Last of the Summer Wine) and […]