News: Award Nominations For Home, Brassic, Derry Girls & More

The Writers' Guild of Great Britain has announced the shortlist for its annual awards, to be presented by writer, comedian and actor Katy Brand on Monday 13 January 2020 at the Royal College of Physicians in central London.

In the Best Situation Comedy Category the nominations are Brassic (Danny Brocklehurst), Derry Girls (Lisa McGee) and Home (Rufus Jones).


News: Brassic Is A Big Hit For Sky

Sky One's new series Brassic has proved to be a big hit for the broadcaster.

The northern comedy drama, co-created by its star Joseph Gilgun and BAFTA-winning writer Danny Brocklehurst, is their biggest original comedy series launch for over seven years, with 1.7m viewers watching the first episode.


News: Brassic Gets Second Series

Sky original Brassic, the new comedy drama co-created by Joseph Gilgun and BAFTA-winning writer Danny Brocklehurst, has been commissioned for a second series ahead of the premier of the first series, with all episodes of series one available today on Sky One and on streaming service NOW TV.


News: First Images And Trailer Released For New Sky Comedy Brassic

The first images and a trailer have been released to promote new Sky comedy Brassic. The series stars Joe Gilgun, Michelle Keegan, Ruth Sheen, Tim Key (pictured looking daft) and Dominic West (pictured looking serious) and will air on Sky One and NOW TV from 22nd August. 

The title comes from the work brassic, which is slang, coming from boracic lint, rhyming with skint.


News: Tim Key To Co-Star in New Comedy From Sky

Joe Gilgun (This is England), Michelle Keegan (Our Girl), Damien Molony (Ripper Street), Ruth Sheen and Tim Key are set to star in Brassic, a new original comedy from Sky co-created by Gilgun and BAFTA-winning writer Danny Brocklehurst. 

Production on the show will start in September for Sky and NOW TV. Written by Danny Brocklehurst (Safe), Brassic*, with its distinct northern flavour, is about a group of working-class friends finding unconventional ways to win at life in northern suburbia.


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