Diane Morgan is getting ready to release her new BBC comedy sequence Mandy – and she or he’s were given some giant names on board, from Maxine Peake to Michael Spicer.
Philomena Cunk actress Diane Morgan (who can be see in Motherland, After Life and extra) is the creator, director and superstar of the brand new six-part TV comedy about Mandy, “a woman with dreams. Big dreams.”
As the BBC places it, “Most of all she dreams of breeding Doberman Pinchers. But there are hurdles to overcome before that dream can become a reality. In the series we’ll see her go on a health kick, rent out her small back bedroom on Airbnb and attempt a series of short-lived jobs in the modern gig economy.”
The sequence is in keeping with Diane Morgan’s unique Comedy Short from 2019, and in February it used to be introduced that the idea that could be expanded out to a complete sequence.
This is Morgan’s first foray at the back of the digital camera after a profession taking part in comedian characters on display.
Michelle Greenidge, who starred in After Life along Morgan, is about to play Lola – Mandy’s buddy and confidante within the native nail bar.
And the BBC has now introduced a line-up of guest-stars together with Tom Basden (Matt in Netflix’s After Life), David Bradley (Argus Filch in Harry Potter), Natalie Cassidy (Sonia from EastEnders), Maxine Peake (of Shameless, Silk, The Bisexual), and slapstick comedian Sean Lock.
Joining Greenidge and Morgan within the common forged are Michael Spicer (of Twitter’s “The Room Next Door” status), Alistair Green, Mark Silcox, Jackie Clune, Emily Dean, Masashi Fujimoto, Akemnji Ndifornyen, broadcaster Iain Lee, and Tony Way.
Mandy will get started on BBC Two in August 2020. If you’re in search of extra to observe, take a look at our TV information.