Toby Whithouse

Toby Whithouse

Finalist in the 2007 So You Think You're Funny? new act competition. He went on to create the Channel 4 comedy-drama No Angels, which ran for three series from 2004 to 2006.
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BBC3 orders spooky comedy-drama

BBC Three has commissioned a 60-minute comedy-drama pilot about a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost sharing a flat.

Being Human has been written by No Angels creator Toby Whithouse, who was also in the finals of the So You Think You’re Funny? stand-up competition this year.

Guy Flanagan and Russell Tovey will play the ultimate ‘odd couple’ as a flatsharing vampire and werewolf, haunted by a ghost with a confidence crisis – played by Andrea Riseborough.

Executive producer Rob Pursey told the Digital Spy website: ‘Being Human is a warm, funny, aspirational drama with an irresistible twist.

‘These three are supernatural creatures but they are desperate to be part of a life we all take for granted. It's an exciting and contemporary take on friendship and finding your way in the world.’

The show will air as part of a season of pilots in February.

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Published: 2 Nov 2007

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