Dick's out! Noel Fielding launches new highwayman comedy | Comic joined by co-stars at press bash

Dick's out! Noel Fielding launches new highwayman comedy

Comic joined by co-stars at press bash

comedyThe stars of The Completely Made-Up Adventures Of Dick Turpin lined up for a press call last night. 

And although the period comedy was made for Apple TV+, star Noel Fielding apparently didn’t get the memo and wore a vivid pink shirt  from Warner Bros, featuring Bugs Bunny and the ‘That’s All Folks…’ catchphrase.

Noel in pink

Fielding was joined at Claridge’s in London by his co-stars Hugh Bonneville, Tamsin Greig, Asim Chaudhry, Ellie White, Mark Wootoon and Duayne Boachie.

Downton Abbey and W1A star Bonneville plays corrupt lawman and self-appointed thief-taker Jonathan Wilde in the series, which launches on March 1.

Tamsin and Hugh

Friday Night Dinner’s Greig plays Lady Helen Gwinear, is the elected leader of the Syndicate, a union of organised crime groups; while White is Nell Brazier, one of Dick Turpin’s Essex Gang.

Tamsin and Noel

Chaudhry plays Craig the Warlock, who is petrified of being caught performing magic without a licence and Hollyoaks star  Boachie is Honesty Courage, another of the highwayman gang, alongside Wooton as Moose Pleck. 

Boachie, White and xxx

The series cast also includes Joe WilkinsonGreg Davies, Mark Heap, Jessica Hynes, Paul Kaye and Guz Khan, some in regular roles and some as guests. 

The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin has been created by Claire Downes, Ian Jarvis and Stuart Lane who previously wrote ITV’s The Job Lot starring Russell Tovey and Sarah Hadland and is made by production company Big Talk.

Hugh and Noel

Published: 14 Feb 2024

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