NEW ROUGHCUT TV SITCOM SNEAKERHEAD COMMISSIONED BY UKTV FOR DAVE
"THE LAST LAUGH: IS THE TELEVISION SITCOM REALLY DEAD?"
Rachel Aroesti writes for The Guardian on Stath Lets Flats and the ever evolving sitcom.
STATH LETS FLATS SERIES THREE OUT NOW
Channel 4’s critically acclaimed and triple BAFTA-winning comedy Stath Lets Flats, from the award-winning Roughcut TV, is out now. The series is written and created by Jamie Demetriou, who returns in the lead role of Stath. Season three will feature some stellar guest stars, including Julia Davis (Nighty Night) who appears in one episode as Kris, Carole’s belittling and snobbish sister; David Avery (We Are Lady Parts) plays Bambos, Stath’s flash barber cousin …and Charlie Cooper (This Country) plays Gregory - a lettings agent who is passionately devoted to his wife and runs a rival agency called Live Love Lets.
PJDN: BIG IN JAPAN OUT NOW
"The Kurupt FM crew strike it rich in Tokyo in this warmly funny spin-off feature..." PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING: BIG IN JAPAN stars Allan Mustafa (MC Grindah), Hugo Chegwin (DJ Beats), Asim Chaudhry (Chabuddy G), Steve Stamp (Steves), Dan Sylvester (Decoy), Lily Brazier (Miche), Hitomi Souno (Miki) and Ken Yamamura (Taka).
KURUPTING THE INDUSTRY OUT NOW
Kurupting The Industry: The People Just Do Nothing Story will see the cast return to reflect on the series which first started in 2012 along with famous fans including Martin Freeman, Dizzee Rascal, Clara Amfo and Kurupt FM collaborator Craig David.
JERK SERIES TWO OUT NOW ON BBC
"Tim Renkow is back as a sociopathic puppeteer with cerebral palsy – who now identifies as able-bodied – in this superbly awkward comedy about society’s discomfort with disability..."
STATH LETS FLATS BEGINS FILMING
The new series will air later in 2021 on Channel 4 and will be available on All 4. A start date is to be confirmed.
SKY COMMISSIONS BLOODS SERIES TWO
Six more 30-minute episodes of the paramedic sitcom have been ordered, with production resuming in London this month.
Created by and starring Samson Kayo, with Jane Horrocks, and a supporting cast that included Julian Barratt, Lucy Punch, Adrian Scarborough, Aasiya Shah, Sam Campbell and Kevin Garry, Bloods was written by Kayo's co-creator Nathan Bryon and Paul Doolan, airing on Sky One in May and June.
TIM RENKOW AWARDED BAFTA BREAKTHROUGH BRIT
Coming from a family of storytellers, Tim has always used stories to communicate ideas and thoughts and was hoping to become an illustrator. It wasn’t until he placed third in a comedy competition at his university that he realised that he was possibly better at stand up than his actual degree.
ROUGHCUT OPTIONS SARAH VAUGHAN'S LITTLE DISASTERS
We are thrilled to announce that Roughcut has secured the rights to adapt Sunday Times best-selling novelist and former journalist Sarah Vaughan’s fourth novel; the compelling psychological thriller, Little Disasters.
MULTIPLE BAFTA NOMINATIONS FOR STATH LETS FLATS!
Stath Lets Flats has been nominated for the 2020 BAFTA Television Awards for 'Best Scripted Comedy' and Jamie Demetriou has been nominated for 'Writer: Comedy' and 'Best Male Performance in a Comedy' for the show! Catch up on series 1-2 on All 4 in the UK and HBO Max in the US.
PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING: BIG IN JAPAN STARTS SHOOTING
Production is underway on the highly anticipated feature film adaptation of two-time BAFTA winning BBC comedy series, PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING. After five seasons of the cult mockumentary series on BBC and Netflix, PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING: BIG IN JAPAN has commenced shooting in Japan and the UK for six weeks and will be released in cinemas across the UK and Ireland in August 2020.
2 BAFTA NOMINATIONS FOR STATH LETS FLATS!
Stath Lets Flats has been nominated for the 2019 BAFTA for 'Best Scripted Comedy' and Jamie Demetriou has been nominated for 'Best Male Performance in a Comedy' for the show!
JERK BROADCASTS ON BBC ONE TONIGHT
"Tim Renkow has created a Larry David for a new generation..." Our brand new BBC comedy starring Tim Renkow - Jerk broadcasts tonight on BBC One at 11pm.
ROUGHCUT EXPANDING INTO DRAMA
Roughcut is expanding into drama with its new hire of drama producer Marianna Abbotts. Kicking off off with 2 script commissions with the BBC and Sky, Roughcut continues to develop drama projects for all major broadcasters and sVODs.
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