Drop The Dead Donkey
Recorded the day before transmission, this series includes storylines that incorporate breaking news stories of the day. A studio based comedy focusing on life in the office as lived by the set of egotistical, eccentric characters that make up the behind-the-scenes and on-screen news team of a national TV station. Their professional rivalries and domestic traumas are laid bare on the floor of the newsroom.
UK Broadcaster: Channel 4
Awards: 1 BAFTA (Best Comedy Series) and 4 BAFTA nominations, x2 International Emmys (Best Popular Arts Programme), x4 British Comedy Awards, x1 Writers Guild of GB, x2 RTS Award, x1 RTS Writers Award, x3 PACT Indie Awards, x1 TRIC Award.
|Episodes:||65 x 1/2 hr scripts|
|Starring:||Neil Pearson, Jeff Rawle, David Swift, Stephen Tompkinson, Robert Duncan, Victoria Wicks, Susannah Doyle|
|Writers:||Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin, Malcolm Williamson, Nick Revell, Ian Brown|