Cardinal Burns

Cardinal Burns

After meeting at film school in Edinburgh, Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns formed the Cardinal Burns sketch duo, making their debut at the 2009 Edinburgh Fringe. In 2011 they began working on their first television series for E4, for which they received three British Comedy Awards and nominations for a Bafta and the Rose d'Or. A second series followed in 2014. They have also appeared together in Steve Coogan’s Saxondale.
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Cardinal Burns moves to Channel 4

Second series ordered

Cardinal Burns is to return for a second series – and moving to Channel 4.

The sketch duo made their debut on E4 last year, and scooped accolades including the Broadcast Award for best comedy and a Bafta nomination in the same category.

Now Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns have been commissioned for a six-part series to go out on the main channel sometime next year.

The pair said: ‘We're delighted to be given a second series – the response to the first series was slightly overwhelming.  The fact that the series has moved to Channel 4 is just amazing and we're thrilled to be collaborating with Brian Eno on our tricky second series.’

Channel 4’s comedy commissioning editor Rachel Springett said: ‘We are delighted to bring to Channel 4 the likes of Banksy and The Office Flirt with a host of new brilliantly crafted and original characters including airline pilots Malcolm and Geoff and rapper Curtis Blow.

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Published: 10 May 2013

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Past Shows

Edinburgh Fringe 2009

Cardinal Burns


Edinburgh Fringe 2012

Cardinal Burns [2012]


Edinburgh Fringe 2014

Cardinal Burns


Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Cardinal Burns Presents


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