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Channel 4 orders second season of The Curse

Channel 4 has recommissioned crime-comedy caper The Curse for a second season. Written by the combined multi-BAFTA award-winning partnership of Tom Davis and director James De Frond (Murder in Successville, King Gary), along with Steve Stamp, Allan Mustafa, Hugo Chegwin (People Just Do Nothing) and Emer Kenny (Pramface). The series is produced by Shiny Button, […]

August 24, 2022

Hugo Chegwin talks Sneakerhead

At London’s MCM Comic Con on May 29th, Hugo Chegwin – star of hit BBC mockumentary People Just Do Nothing and, more recently, Channel 4 comedy caper The Curse – took to the stage with fellow cast members to introduce new show Sneakerhead. The contemporary workplace sitcom shines a light on young working life in […]

May 29, 2022Nik Roseveare @ MCM Comic Con

More new commissions as BBC Three readies return

BBC Three has announced two new commissions ahead of the channel’s linear return this week: People Just Do Nothing’s Allan Mustafa will reunite with BBC Three for Peacock, a new gym-based comedy series about toxic masculinity, and new factual-based drama Life and Death in the Warehouse from the makers of Killed By My Debt will […]

January 31, 2022

BBC opening digital archive for formal education

Next year, the entire digitised BBC broadcast archive is being made available to students in formal education in the UK. It includes millions of TV and Radio programmes, including interviews and features with almost every major cultural, artistic, political and sporting figure of the last 100 years, as well as iconic dramas and landmark comedy […]

September 22, 2021

Kurupt FM crew anti-piracy message

They may be fictional garage legends and pioneers behind pirate-radio station Kurupt FM, but the stars of People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan, have a few words to say about anti-piracy in the film industry. Ahead of the release of their first feature film, MC Grindah (Allan Mustafa), DJ Beats (Hugo Chegwin) and crew […]

July 23, 2021By Colin Mann