Principal filming has completed at The Bottle Yard Studios on the new twisted comedy thriller, Am I Being Unreasonable? written by and starring multi-BAFTA award winning Daisy May Cooper (This Country) and Selin Hizli (Mum) and executive produced by Jack Thorne (His Dark Materials, Help, This Is England). A first look still (above) has also been released by the BBC.
Co-produced by Boffola Pictures and Lookout Point, Am I Being Unreasonable? sees Nic (Daisy May Cooper) grieving a loss that she can’t share with anyone whilst stuck in a depressing marriage. Only her son, Ollie (Lenny Rush, Apple Tree House) who she adores, keeps her going. But when Jen (Selin Hizli) arrives in town her life is lit up with laughter and through this kindred soul her dark secret starts to bubble up.
Joining the cast are comedy BAFTA award winner Jessica Hynes (There She Goes), Dustin Demri-Burns (Cardinal Burns, The Great), Amanda Wilkin (The Split ), David Fynn (Game of Thrones), Juliet Cowan (Back to Life), Ruben Catt (Ted’s Top Ten), and Karla Crome (Under the Dome).
The 6 x 30’ series is a Boffola Pictures and Lookout Point co-production for the BBC, created and written by Daisy May Cooper & Selin Hizli and commissioned by Kate Phillips, former Acting Director of BBC Comedy. The Producer is Pippa Brown (The Other One, Psychobitches), the Director is Jonny Campbell (Phoenix Nights, Eric & Ernie) and the Executive Producers are Shane Allen, Jonny Campbell, Daisy May Cooper, Kate Daughton, Selin Hizli & Jack Thorne. Tanya Qureshi, Head of BBC Comedy, is the Commissioning Editor for the BBC. The series is being distributed by BBC Studios internationally.
Transmission details for Am I Being Unreasonable? will be announced in due course.