BBC One keeps up with the Joneses
New sitcom commissioned
Sarah Alexander and Neil Morrissey are to star in a new BBC One sitcom.
Mr And Mrs Jones revolves around a divorcee called Gemma, who has a grown-up son and two young daughters.
Six half-hour episodes are being made by Hartswood Films, the production company behind Men Behaving Badly, under executive producer Beryl Vertue. It begins shooting in May, to air later this year
The series was created by comedy writing duo Oriane Messina and Fay Rusling, whose credits include Green Wing, Smack The Pony and Campus.
It follows a successful pilot filmed in Teddington late last year, which also featured Tupele Dorgu, who played Kelly Crabtree in Coronation Street.
BBC comedy commissioner Cheryl Taylor said: 'If there has been any anxiety recently about the number of funny women working in comedy here we have the perfect antidote.'
Posted: 12 Apr 2012