Prepare for an exhilarating ringside journey with the upcoming BBC Three series, "Paddy & Molly: Show No Mersey," shining a spotlight on the lives and careers of Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) dynamic duo - Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann. Commissioned by BBC Three, this 8-episode, 30-minute series delves into the personal and professional realms of Liverpool's charismatic MMA fighters.
Best friends and native Scousers, Paddy and Molly, have become formidable forces in the fast-growing world of UFC. The series promises an up-close and personal look at their lives both inside and outside the cage. Viewers will witness the duo tackling the most significant fights of their careers, ones that will define their legacies in the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Balancing personal relationships with the demands of their high-stakes careers adds an extra layer of complexity to their already intense lives.
Known for his brash and full-of-bravado persona, Paddy is set to reveal a more intimate side, while Molly, introspective and emotionally raw, brings her unique personality to the forefront. Both fighters share an unyielding hunger for victory and a deep commitment to supporting each other, not just professionally but also on a personal level.
The series extends beyond the cage, providing a vibrant exploration of Merseyside, celebrating the region's rich culture. From the sandy beaches of Crosby to the bustling Baltic Market, the show offers a unique look at the day-to-day lives of Molly and Paddy, showcasing their connection to the vibrant part of the UK they call home.
Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann express their anticipation for viewers to witness the intricacies of their daily lives, emphasizing the challenges that come with their careers and the real, unfiltered experiences that shape their journeys.
Steve Regan, Executive Producer for Hello Mary, remarks on the excitement of creating a series with such brilliant and entertaining characters, while Nasfim Haque, Head of Content for BBC Three, highlights the network's commitment to uncovering extraordinary talent for young audiences.
As viewers delve into their personal lives, meeting Paddy's wife Laura and Molly's fiancée Ellis, the series promises a multifaceted look at their worlds. Paddy, facing the unique challenge of balancing training and fighting with impending fatherhood, adds a layer of complexity, while Molly juggles her dedication to training with quality time at home with Ellis.
"Paddy & Molly: Show No Mersey" offers exclusive access to the behind-the-scenes dramas, challenges, and laughs of the mixed martial arts world. Get ready to witness a side of Paddy and Molly that goes beyond the octagon.
The series is set to premiere soon on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer. Transmission details will be unveiled in due course. "Paddy & Molly: Show No Mersey" (8x30') is produced by Hello Mary, with Executive Producers Steve Regan and Sharyn Mills. It was commissioned by Nasfim Haque, Head of Content for BBC Three, and Catherine Catton, Head of Popular Factual and Factual Entertainment, with Ricky Cooper as the BBC Commissioning Editor.