News: Casting Announced for New Diane Morgan Comedy Mandy

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The cast has been announced for Mandy, a brand new comedy series written, directed and starring Diane Morgan (Cunk on Britain, Motherland, After Life).

Following a successful one-off, the cast for the six-part series features guest stars including Tom Basden (Plebs, After Life), David Bradley  (Game of Thrones), Natalie Cassidy (EastEnders), Sean Lock (15 Storeys High, 8 Out Of 10 Cats), and Maxine Peake (Peterloo, Anne, The Bisexual).

They will join the regular cast of Michelle Greenidge (After Life, Code 404), Alistair Green (Flowers, Stath Lets Flats), Mark Silcox (Man Like Mobeen, Rovers), Michael Spicer  (The Mash Report, The Room Next Door), and of course Diane Morgan herself as Mandy. 

The series also stars Jackie Clune (Motherland), Emily Dean (The Day of the Triffids), Masashi Fujimoto (47 Ronin), Akemnji Ndifornyen (Famalam, Leonardo), broadcaster Iain Lee and Tony Way (Giri/Haji, Edge of Tomorrow). 

Mandy (Diane Morgan) is a woman with dreams. Big dreams. 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 Producer is Sam Ward and the Executive Producer is Ben Caudell. The Commissioning Editor for the BBC is Alex Moody.

Mandy will start on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer in August, the original Comedy Short from 2019 is available to watch on BBC iPlayer here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07gy83

 

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