BBC One’s new sitcom from Ben Elton titled The Wright Way will premiere on Tuesday April 23rd at 10:35pm, it has been announced.
Created by The Thin Blue Line scribe Ben Elton, The Wright Way follows Baselricky Council Officer Gerald Wright, a man dedicated to the minimization of risk, even where no actual risk exists. If only Gerald were able to control his own life with the same benevolent despotism with which he regulates other peoples’. Sadly he can’t. A recent divorcee and new single Dad, Gerald Wright’s personal life is just one long struggle against the petty irritations and inconvenience which bedevil all our lives. Those 21st century slings and arrows of outrageous fortune against which Gerald’s lengthy rule book is no defence at all. The comedy series is produced by Phil McIntyre Television and stars David Haig (The Thin Blue Line), Beattie Edmondson (Absolutely Fabulous), Brenda Edwards (The X-Factor), Joanne Matthews (Call The Midwife), Kacey Ainsworth (EastEnders), Rufus Jones (Mongrels), Luke Gell (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps), Australian actor Michael Falzon, Mina Anwar and Toby Longworth.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.