All posts tagged 'Zeppotron'

BBC Two Orders New Romesh Ranganathan Series, ‘The Amazing Race’ Style Series ‘Race Across The World’ & More

It was BBC Two's turn at bat at the Edinburgh TV Festival today, with Controller Patrick Holland taking the opportunity to announced a slew of new commissions for the channel. Leading the new slate is a The Ranganation, a topical weekly show fronted by comedian Romesh Ranganathan. While other highlights include The Amazing Race style series Race Across The World; and two documentary series: one on the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and a three-part series about the rise of the Nazi's in Germany in the 1930s. Rounding things off is a new Mary Beard series on nudity.

Zeppotron’s Nigel Farage Comedy Lands At BBC Two, Kevin Bishop To Star

Porridge - Kevin BishopNigel Farage Gets His Life Back, a half-hour scripted comedy about the outgoing UKIP leader from Endemol Shine's Zeppotron, has landed at BBC Two, TVWise has learned. The one-off will star Kevin Bishop (Porridge, We’re Doomed! The Dad’s Army Story) as Farage.