New British comedy TV collection from 2020: BBC, Channel 4, Sky, Dave, Amazon, Netflix


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Bumps

Available to stream on BBC iPlayer

A Comedy Playhouse fee for BBC One, Bumps comes from Psychobitches and Tracey Ullman’s Show writer-actor Lucy Montgomery (pictured) and The Life Of Rock With Brian Pern‘s Rhys Thomas. The half-hour pilot is a modern family comedy that centres on Amanda Redman’s character Anita, a divorcee in her sixties with two grown-up youngsters, who decides to have a 3rd child with the assistance of an egg and sperm donor. Playing Anita’s daughter Joanne is Lisa McGrillis (behind the brilliantly dim and tactless however very candy Kelly on Mum), who discovers she’s pregnant concurrently her mom.

Code 404

After 2019’s pilot, Sky ordered six episodes of this sci-fi comedy starring Daniel Mays (Line Of DutyVera Drake) and Stephen Graham (Boardwalk EmpireThe Virtues), written by Mongrels and Not Going Out’s Daniel Peak. It’s a buddy cop drama set within the close to future, which sees crime-fighting duo DI John Major (Mays) and DI Roy Carver (Graham) first separated, then reunited because of the wonders of trendy science. Series two is on its manner.

Feel Good

Stand-up Mae Martin co-wrote her autobiographically impressed six-episode collection with Joe Hampson, which previously glided by the working title Mae and George and is now referred to as Feel Good. It aired on E4 within the UK and Netflix all over the world, and follows Martin’s life as a comic and recovering addict, and the problems of her new relationship with girlfriend George. Friends’ Lisa Kudrow visitor stars. A second collection is on the way in which.

Hitmen

Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc in Hitmen on Sky

Comedy double act Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins get in on the Killing Eve game as contract killers on this new Sky collection. Unlike Villanelle although, these two are decidedly unsmooth operators. Their hits are, in response to the press launch, “inevitably derailed by incompetence, bickering, and inane antics.” Sherlock’s Amanda Abbington co-stars, together with Francis Barber and Johnny Vegas. Series two is on the way in which.

In My Skin

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