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Together — James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan to star in new BBC lockdown drama

James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan to star in Together James McAvoy (Split, X-Men franchise, His Dark Materials) and Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Military Wives) star in multi award-winning writer, Dennis Kelly’s (Utopia, Pulling, The Third Day) searingly funny and painfully poignant love story, Together. Directed by  Stephen Daldry (The Crown, … >

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Shining Vale — horror comedy gets an eight part season 1 commission

Shining Vale (billed as a horror comedy) has been picked up (from pilot) by Starz Deadline has reported on the commissioning of Shining Vale. The series is the co-creation of Jeff Astrof (Trial & Error) and Sharon Horgan (Divorce). The series stars Courteney Cox (Friends), Greg Kinnear (The Stand) and Mira Sorvino (Glow & Darkness [due later this … >

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Sharon Horgan announces another TV project

Sharon Horgan is adapting Woman On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, a comedy book with biographical elements by Lorna Martin, into a TV series for W (the UKTV channel formerly known as Watch). Horgan is also working on Catastrophe series 4 at the moment, as well as producing two projects at Channel 4. The plot for the Woman On … >

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Channel 4 announces two more Sharon Horgan comedies

It’s a good day to be a Sharon Horgan fan, as Channel 4 has announced two new comedy series from the Irish writer/comedian/actress/producer. The boffins behind this terrestrial channel have given £10 million of new budget to the comedy genre, and it seems like they’re spending it wisely. One of Horgan’s new shows is going … >

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Motherland: BBC orders a second series

Here’s some good news: the comedy series Motherland is to return for a second series, as the BBC has picked up more episodes of the show. The show is penned by Sharon Horgan, Holly Walsh, Graham Linehan and Helen Linehan, and was originally picked up in the first place after a successful pilot episode in … >

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Sharon Horgan lands two-year Amazon deal

Writer, actor and director Sharon Horgan has rightly enjoyed plenty of success for the excellent Catastrophe – and her work has now earned her an exclusive two year deal with Amazon. It gives Amazon and its streaming services a first refusal option on any programmes that Horgan wants to make, via her own production company, … >

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Channel 4 orders two more seasons of ‘Catastrophe’

Channel 4 has announced the recommission of hit comedy Catastrophe for another two seasons. Written by and starring Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, the show launched on Channel 4 last year and follows an Irish woman (Sharon Horgan) and an American man (Rob Delaney) who must navigate instant pregnancy and genuine disaster as they struggle to fall in love … >

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Channel 4 orders new comedy ‘The Circuit’ from writers of ‘Pulling’

Dennis Kelly (Utopia) and Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe) have written a new comedy pilot for Channel 4 about “the horror and hilarity of social engagement.” The writers previously worked together on BBC Three’s Pulling and joked: “It has taken just 10 short years for us to agree to work together again. It was a mistake.” Phil … >

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