Sky announces new comedy commission
Sky’s commitment to British comedy continues as they announce they announce their latest commission.
Sky’s commitment to British comedy continues as they announce they announce their latest commission. ‘PARENTS’’ will be a new 6 part family sitcom from Objective Productions and commissioned by Sky’s Head of Comedy Lucy Lumsden.
Described as a ‘sharp, quick-witted family sitcom’, it will star Sally Phillips (Green Wing, Smack The Pony, Miranda) and Darren Strange (Phone Shop, The Armando Iannucci Shows) as a married couple with two teenaged kids, forced to move in with their parents played by Coronation Street’s Susie Blake and Friends’s Tom Conti.
“We’ve been on the hunt for smart comedies about family life for Sky 1 HD and feel we have found it with PARENTS. We’re very excited about the cast we’ve managed to attract and can’t wait to start production.” – Sky’s Head of Comedy said today.
Filming will begin in the spring and is due to air in the summer on Sky 1 HD