Greg Davies tapes Netflix special | ...and Jim Jefferies is to shoot his London stand-up show too

Greg Davies tapes Netflix special

...and Jim Jefferies is to shoot his London stand-up show too

Greg Davies has become the latest British comic to land a Netflix special.

The Man Down star recorded his current show, You Magnificent Beast, at the Hammersmith Apollo earlier this month.

The London theatre has become the UK's go-to location for shooting the streaming giant's specials, with Davies following Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan and Jack Whitehall in recording at the venue – which is also home to the BBC's Live at the Apollo.

Made by Avalon Entertainment, the special caps a busy time for Davies, with the fourth series of Man Down ending tomorrow on Channel 4 and his return as the titular Taskmaster in a two-part 'champion of champions' special airing on Dave next month.

The sitcoms Cuckoo and The Inbetweeners in which he starred are also currently available on Netflix.

Meanwhile, Jim Jefferies has revealed that he's also recording a new special at the Apollo.

Again, Netflix seems the likeliest broadcaster for the January filming of the US-based Australian's Unusual Punishment show, having put out his last two specials, Freedumb and BARE.

You can read Chortle's review of You Magnificent Beast here.

- by Jay Richardson

Published: 28 Nov 2017

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