Inbetweeners writers announce football-themed comedy

Iain Morris and Damon Beesley, the creators and writers of The Inbetweeners, have announced a new TV project under the working title Afternoons. Destined for broadcast on BBC Two, this comedy is all about Premier League footballers. We’ve got all the info you need right here…

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‘White Gold’ first look: ‘Inbetweeners’ stars reunite in new BBC Two comedy

BBC Two has announced the commission of White Gold, a new comedy from The Inbetweeners co-creator Damon Beesley. The six-part series will reunite The Inbetweeners stars Joe Thomas (Fresh Meat) and James Buckley (Rock & Chips), alongside Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl) and Lauren O’Rourke (This is England ’90). White Gold tells the story of a double-glazing showroom in Essex in 1983, led by charismatic … >

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13 British TV comedies that became movies, rated from best to worst

Absolutely Fabulous and The Office are the latest British sitcoms to have made the move from TV to film, with Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie and David Brent: Life on the Road arriving in cinemas this summer. Adapting a British TV comedy for the big screen is something that’s been done many times before… with varying degrees … >

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6 failed American remakes of British TV comedies

The American version of The Office is a classic example of a remake done right. The show managed to carve out its own identity, while retaining similarities to the BBC original, and it ran for nine seasons, receiving a lot of acclaim along the way. But this is a rare example, as American remakes of … >

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Watch trailer for E4’s new sci-fi comedy ‘Tripped’

E4 has released the first trailer for Tripped, the channel’s new comedy-drama set in parallel universes. Created by Jamie Mathieson (Being Human) with The Missing writers Harry and Jack Williams, the four-part series stars Blake Harrison (The Inbetweeners) as Danny, an average 24-year-old who has been friends with stoner Milo (George Webster) since they were … >

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‘Tripped’ pics gallery: First look at E4’s new sci-fi comedy

E4 has released a set of promotional photos for Tripped, the channel’s new comedy-drama set in parallel universes. Tripped was originally created by Doctor Who writer Jamie Mathieson (‘Flatline’, ‘Mummy on the Orient Express’) as Alt, a pilot for E4 last year. Mathieson is now joined on the four-part series by Harry and Jack Williams, … >

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