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Thursday 19 October 2023

Diane Morgan's "Mandy" Returns: Third Series Now in Production

Good news for fans of quirky humor and the comedic brilliance of Diane Morgan—filming for the third series of "Mandy" is officially underway. This time, Diane takes on the roles of writer, director, and star, promising another dose of micro-aggressive adventures and offbeat humor.

The Return of Mandy

In "Mandy," Diane Morgan plays the role of the nation's hero of the zero-hours economy, Mandy. The new series continues to follow Mandy as she navigates a never-ending series of short-lived, ill-conceived, and poorly paid jobs, all while battling her personal cost-of-living crisis.

Joining Mandy on Her Journey

Mandy's trusty friend, mentor, and nail clinician, Lola, portrayed by Michelle Greenidge ("Code 404"), will be right by her side as she embarks on the quest for an aspirational lifestyle, complete with prize-winning Doberman pinchers and magic eye pictures on every wall.

A Star-Studded Lineup

Series three of "Mandy" introduces a fresh cast, adding more flavor to the eccentric world of Mandy. Notable names joining the fun include Paul Ready ("Motherland"), Beverley Callard ("Coronation Street"), Nathan Foad ("Our Flag Means Death"), and Robbie Gee ("Black Ops").

The returning cast members from previous series include Tom Basden ("Here We Go"), Mark Silcox ("Man Like Mobeen"), Roger Sloman ("Nuts in May"), Alistair Green ("The Great"), Michael Spicer ("The Room Next Door"), Jackie Clune ("Motherland"), and Yuriko Kotani ("Pls Like").

Diane Morgan on "Mandy"

Diane Morgan, as the character Mandy, humorously commented on the nature of press releases in television, highlighting her hands-on involvement in the series and her candid approach to her work.

Excitement for the Return

Josh Cole, Head of Comedy at BBC Studios, expressed excitement and anticipation for the return of "Mandy" and the unique comedic talents of Diane Morgan.

A BBC Studios Comedy Production

"Mandy" is a BBC Studios Comedy/Witchcraft Industries co-production, with Diane Morgan taking the reins as the creative force behind the show. The series was commissioned for BBC Two and BBC iPlayer and is produced by Kenny Tanner, with Ben Caudell as the Executive Producer. Jon Petrie, Director of BBC Comedy Commissioning, was responsible for the show's commissioning, and Seb Barwell serves as the Commissioning Editor for the BBC. BBC Studios will handle international distribution for all three series of "Mandy." Get ready for more laughs and absurd adventures with Mandy as she takes on new challenges in the third series of this delightful comedy.

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