Hebburn Series 1 & 2
This true-to-life comedy set in the warm heart of the North East tells the story of the Pearson family and their ambitious son Jack. Having left his home town Hebburn for the bright lights of Manchester he secretly marries a middle class Jewish girl, Sarah in a spontaneous wedding ceremony in Vegas. Bringing his new wife to meet the family in Tyneside, the loud but loving Pearsons roll out a typically down-to-earth Northern welcome, with a good dose of charm, fuss and humour. But will the new couple adjust to the madness of Pearson family life, or will it send them up the wall?
Moone Boy Series 1 & 2
A warm family comedy series about a young boy growing up in a chaotic and creative household in late 1980s Ireland. This semi-autobiographical series is written by and stars Chris O’Dowd as the imaginary friend of 11 year old Martin, the youngest child in the large, loud Moone family. Headed by Martin’s signwriter father,who longs to be an artist and his frazzled mother, this is a family with a lot of love where everyone tends to pull in different directions!
Steve Coogan: Stand Up Down Under
As premiered on Sky Atlantic HD. Steve Coogan’s Stand Up Down Under charts the highs and lows of Steve’s 2009 tour across Australia and New Zealand. This is a candid behind the scenes look at one of the UK’s top comedians as he tours with some of his most well loved characters, from Paul and Pauline Calf to Alan Partridge. Steve Coogan gives us his unique look at Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland whilst giving us an insight into the backstage banter and what life on the road is really like as a touring comedian.
The Cow That Almost Missed Christmas
Marjorie the cow lives in a run-down stable in the middle of Bethlehem, nothing exciting ever happens. So when Marje hears that a party is coming to town, she’s determined not to miss the fun. But as she and her flamboyant chicken sidekick Brian battle through the crowds, no-one seems to know where the event is taking place. Not even the weary donkey who carried his boss’s pregnant wife all the way to Bethlehem. Just as a disappointed Marje and Brian give up the search, a bright star leads them back home to a beautiful scene around a newborn baby – they haven’t missed the party after all!
A Small Summer Party
This spin-off from the acclaimed series Marion and Geoff sees cab driver Keith Barret hosting a summer party with his wife Marion. It’s the second hottest day in June and Keith has the barbecue under control, the alcohol is flowing and everything is set for a wonderful day. But deep down Keith knows his marriage is falling apart and there’s nothing he can do to stop it. Marion has been having an affair with the dynamic, flashy, high-achieving Geoff and through the camcorder footage taken by the guests, we are about to witness the most humiliating day of Keith’s life. Comedy drama starring Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan and Tracy-Ann Oberman.
Dr. Terrible’s House of Horrible, Series 1
Steve Coogan takes on a different guise in each of these self-contained, chilling tales. From the grisly results of a ballroom dancer’s encounter with a giant pair of scissors to the depths of vampiric lust and the misadventures of a 19th-century medical pioneer, each tale is introduced by the enigmatic Dr. Terrible and features well-known performers from TV and cinema.
Cruise of the Gods
Fans of the 1980s cult futuristic TV show Children of Castor are holding a convention aboard a cruise ship in the Mediterranean. Among their invited guests is Andy Van Allen, former star of the series and idol of thousands, but now to be found working as a hotel porter. When he reluctantly decides to join them aboard the Olympia Explorer, Andy finds things less than ship-shape. The combination of Andy’s cynicism and his fans’ adoration is bad enough, but unbeknown to him the cruise is set on a collision course with his mega-successful former co-star, Nick Lee. With his world spinning out of control, can Andy finally get a grip, and become a true hero for his people? Comedy drama starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.
Saxondale Series 1
Tommy Saxondale (Steve Coogan) has been through the rock and roll mill and lived to tell the tale. He plays fast and loose, shoots from the hip, and tells no lies — he’s a true maverick. Tommy never took the corporate dollar. He doesn’t work for ‘the man’; he’s his own man. These and other cliches are how Tommy would describe himself. But when Tommy removes his rose-tinted Aviator shades, he can’t deny a few basic facts; he was a middle-ranking roadie for 20 years, but for the past ten years he has been at the cutting edge of the pest control industry. . . in Hertfordshire. After a hostile divorce, Tommy has found his soulmate in Magz, proprietress of an anarchic T-shirt shop. In the course of the series Tommy gets his eyesight improved by a prostitute, has a heart murmur in Halfords, executes a pigeon and experiments with women’s make-up.
Saxondale Series 2
Steve Coogan returns for a new series as Tommy Saxondale; the ex-roadie turned pest controller, aided by his often confused assistant Raymond. Tommy is still with his girlfriend Magz, the amateur artist whose work now involves painting famous women in history, but showing their sexy side for a change. Tommy still attends anger management classes, which help him deal with being regularly tortured by receptionist-from-hell Vicky and the situations his job gets him into — from getting his bottom superglued to a chair to losing his intimate home video collection.