Bradley Walsh, Kayvan Novack for BBC One sitcom ‘Woody’

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(Law & Order: UK, The Chase) and (Fonejacker, Facejacker) will star in a brand new comedy for Woody.

Created by and , the six-part series follows the fortunes of one of the UK’s best undercover reporters.

Woody (Novak) is forced to go on the run from the British authorities after being set up by his corrupt newspaper editor. Woody escapes to find the one man he can trust, his former mentor at the newspaper, Brutus (Walsh). Now an ex-patriot living a quiet life running a bar on a Spanish island, Brutus is initially less than thrilled to see Woody. However, he soon realises that he can profit by putting his trouble-making protégé to work. Woody takes on a series of investigations on the island, running rings around the locals by using his astonishing ability to adopt a variety of guises at a moment’s notice.

Woody is the part I’ve dreamed of playing since I was a kid. That and Boba Fett.

Controller of , Charlotte Moore, said: “It’s great to be bringing Kayvan Novak and , two fantastic British talents, together on in a brilliantly original and sunny sitcom.”

Walsh added: “I can’t wait to start working on Woody! To be working with Kayvan again is great. To be working for the BBC, the iconic home of British sitcom is, for me personally, a lifelong ambition fulfilled. To say I’m thrilled is an understatement.”

The series will be produced and directed by  and Ben Palmer of .

Watch a clip from  comedy, Blandings, below.







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