Diane Morgan is preparing to launch her new BBC comedy series Mandy – and she’s got some big names on board, from Maxine PK to Michael Spicer.
Philomena Kank actress Diane Morgan (who can also be seen in Motherland, Life and more) is the new six-part TV comedy writer, director and star about Mandy, “Dream Girl. Big dream. “
As the BBC puts it, “For the most part, he dreams of breeding Doberman Pinchairs. But that dream can be overcome before it becomes a reality. In the series we’ll see him kick health, rent his little back bedroom at Airbnb and try a short-term job in the modern gig economy. “
The series is based on Diane Morgan’s original comedy short 2019 and it was announced in February that the concept would be expanded to a full series.
This is Morgan’s first adventure behind the camera after a career as a comic character on screen.
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Along with Morgan, Michelle Greenwich, who has starred in After Life, is set to star in the local Nell Bar as a friend and confidant of Londa-Mandy.
And the BBC has now announced an aligned list of guest stars, including Tom Basden (Matt in Netflix’s Later Life), David Bradley (Argus Philach in Harry Potter), Natalie Cassidy (Sonia from EastEnders), and Maxine Pike (Shameless, Silk). -You comedian Shin Lock.
Greenwich and Morgan were joined on the regular cast by Michael Spicer (Twitter’s “Room Next Door” celebrity), Alistair Green, Mark Silcox, Jackie Clooney, Emily Dean, Masashi Fujimoto, Akemanji Endifornien, broadcaster Ian Lee and Tony Way.
Mandy will launch on BBC Two in August 2020. If you are looking to watch more, check out our TV guide.