Douglas Is Cancelled trailer

ITV comedy-drama with Hugh Bonneville and Karen Gillan

ITV has released the first trailer for Douglas Is Cancelled, its comedy-drama featuring Hugh Bonneville as Douglas, a veteran TV anchorman threatened with cancellation after he makes a sexist joke at a wedding.

Karen Gillan co-stats as Madeleine – Douglas’s co-host of Live at Six.

The trailer suggests she has a crush on her co-host… but might also be behind the Twitter storm enveloping him.

Due to air later this month, the four-part show has been written by former Doctor Who show runner Steven Moffat and also features  Ben Miles, Alex Kingston, Nick Mohammed  and Simon Russell Beale.

Moffat  previously revealed that viewers won't find out what Douglas actually said at the wedding until the end of the series.

 Gillan had said: ‘To torment a man, let alone a man named Douglas, for four episodes - armed with the writing of Steven Moffat - is a great privilege that I’m going to enjoy every minute of.’

Published: 6 Jun 2024

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