Imelda Staunton is to star in the BBC’s first comedy co-production with Apple, Chortle can reveal.
Written by former stand-up Andy Wolton, the show has the working title Alabama and also features Darren Boyd and Phil Davis.
Production on the comedy drama is under way and the ‘major eight-part series’ will air worldwide next year on the tech giant’s new digital platform
…Apple’s total level of investment in [the UK] would be ‘meaningful … there is no requirement for Apple to operate in the UK, so it is significant that we are here,’ said Apple’s European creative director of worldwide video, former Channel 4 boss, Jay Hunt.
You can find out more about what Jay Hunt has to say about Apple TV here.
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