Lazy Susan to help relaunch BBC Three | Freya Parker and Celeste Dring's sketch show to air on opening night © BBC

Lazy Susan to help relaunch BBC Three

Freya Parker and Celeste Dring's sketch show to air on opening night

Sketch show Lazy Susan is to be part of the opening night line-up when BBC Three returns as a broadcast channel, it has been announced.

The show, from Freya Parker  and Celeste Dring will air at  10.15pm on Tuesday February 1, with all four 15-minute episodes available on iPlayer afterwards.

It will feature characters from the original pilot, which aired in 2019,  including Megan and Michaela who ‘don't want any drama’ and an achingly whimsical French woman.

Meanwhile new creations include a pair of ‘inhumanly peppy’ radio DJs and  a couple of lads from Middlesbrough

The supporting cast of the new series includes a host of familiar names from the comedy circuit, including James Acaster, Lou Sanders, Kiell Smith- Bynoe, Jason Forbes, Catherine Bohart, John Kearns, Evelyn Mok, Luke McQueen, Sunil Patel, Shivani Thussu, Ellie Kendrick, Rajiv Karia, Anna Leong Brophy, Laura White, and Phil Dunning.

Other shows on BBC Three’s re-opening night will include RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Versus The World, as previously announced.

Published: 19 Jan 2022

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