BBC One’s Rob Beckett sitcom Static will premiere on Friday September 15th at 10:35pm, it has been announced.
Static tells the story of twenty-something Rob who jacks in a job in London to move back in with his parents in their southeast London family home, only to discover they’ve just sold the house and moved to a static caravan park in Margate. Not only is Rob now jobless, but he’s now having to live on a sofabed in his parents’ caravan in a holiday park 80 miles from London whilst he figures out his next move.
The sitcom, which is being piloted as part of BBC One’s Comedy Playhouse strand, is produced by Zeppotron (part of Endemol Shine Group) and stars Rob Beckett (8 Out Of 10 Cats), Alison Steadman (The Syndicate, Boomers, Gavin & Stacey) Phil Davis (Vera Drake, Poldark) and Craig Parkinson (Line Of Duty, Misfits) The pilot was penned by Rob Beckett and Shaun Pye and produced by John Pocock, Ed Bye is the director. Rachel Ablett, Peter Holmes and Ruth Phillips serve as executive producers.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.