BBC buys 600 Bottles Of Wine | Australian web comedy comes to iPlayer

BBC buys 600 Bottles Of Wine

Australian web comedy comes to iPlayer

The BBC has bought Australian comedy web series 600 Bottles Of Wine for iPlayer.

It revolves around a young woman back on the dating scene after a long-term relationship ends. And when she thinks she has found a potential new boyfriend, she turns to her coterie of friends to interpret the state of the possible new romance.

It stars Grace Rouvray, who won the best actress award at the LA Webfest earlier this month for the role, and wrote the script, based on her blog.

Originally made as eight-part web series, 600 Bottles Of Wine is being released as four 18-minute episodes on BBC Three – the original home of breakout hit Fleabag, which had some similar themes – from May 27.

Sue Deeks, head of BBC programme acquisition, said: ‘Grace Rouvray is a fantastic new voice and her fresh, funny series will be every bit as relatable and entertaining to audiences in the UK as in Australia.’

Here’s a trailer:

Published: 15 May 2018

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