Cardinal Burns Get E4 Sketch Show

Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns, otherwise known as charismatic comedy duo Cardinal Burns, are to bring their acclaimed sketches to E4 following a full series commission from Channel 4’s Comedy Editor, Fiona McDermott.

The six half hour episodes will be, E4 say “infused with imaginative, nuanced characters and cartoonish writing for which Cardinal Burns have built an impressive reputation on the live stand-up comedy circuit.”

Well known as live venue performers, including previously appearing at the 2009 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Cardinal Burns have performed to sell-out audiences across the country. Following on from their critically acclaimed debut at the Edinburgh Fringe the pair had a successful run at London’s Soho Theatre in 2010. Their sketch show for E4 will be their first major television project.

Fiona McDermott said: “Quite simply, Cardinal Burns are one of the funniest sketch duos around.  Delightfully clever, imaginative and silly, theirs is a brand of comedy that is perfect for E4 and we can’t wait to start working with them”

Cardinal Burns is to be produced by Left Bank Pictures for E4. The series will air in late 2011.