E4 commissions online stand-up shows | Recorded in comics' homes, of course

E4 commissions online stand-up shows

Recorded in comics' homes, of course

E4 has commissioned a series of at-home comedy gigs to air online.

Lolly Adefope (pictured), Jamie Demetriou, Phil Wang, Cat Cohen, Natasia Demetriou, Rosie Jones and Sam Campbell are among taking part in the series, Remote Comedy From The Paddock.

Four 15-minute episodes have been commissioned from production company Blink Industries, to be broadcast on E4’s YouTube and social media from 9pm on Tuesday next week.

E4 has also commissioned Grime Therapy, an animated series of five three-minute clips featuring the UK’s leading grime stars, talking openly about mental health’ and  Letters in Lockdown, six three-minute episodes about people who are communicating by handwritten letter during lockdown.

Navi Lamba, digital commissioning executive for E4 said: ‘It’s been so brilliant harnessing all the creativity the lockdown has inspired.’

The full list of those taking part is:

  • Lolly Adefope
  • Jamie Demetriou
  • Claudia O'Doherty
  • Phil Wang 
  • Cat Cohen
  • Tash Demetriou & Ellie White
  • Rosie Jones
  • Sam Campbell
  • Aaron Chen
  • Babak Ganjei
  • Leo Reich
  • Nick Mohammed
  • Demi Lardner & Tom Walker
  • Jon Pointing
  • Richard Gadd

Published: 20 May 2020

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