Sky Living order a fourth series of Mount Pleasant

Thursday 6th March 2014 @ 2pm

Mount Pleasant. Image credit: Tiger Aspect Productions.Sky Living has announced that it has ordered another series of Mount Pleasant.

The comedy drama, which focuses on a couple and their friends and family, has so far run for three series. Today Sky confirmed it has been given the go ahead for a fourth run of episodes to be made.

Sky's Antonia Hurford-Jones says: "We're thrilled that Mount Pleasant is returning for a fourth series. With its rich mix of colourful characters and great storylines, the show is a big hit with our customers and this series promises to be better than ever."

Sally Lindsay and Daniel Ryan will reprise their roles as Lisa and Dan Johnson, and the new series will see the characters' lives turned upside down by the arrival of their first baby.

Just as the newest member of the Johnson clan makes its debut, Dan's wayward younger brother makes an unexpected entrance. Daniel Ings (Pete Versus Life, The Café) will play the role of Robbie, with Naomi Bentley (White Van Man, Great Night Out) joining the cast as Angie, Fergus and Lisa's new PA.

Sky adds: "Elsewhere more secrets come to the surface when Bradley's (Nigel Harman) past catches up with him and he's forced to make a trip to "take care of business." With handsome Greg (Adrian Bower) secretly employed by Bradley as a 'minder' for Tanya (Samantha Womack) and Ella (Nicola Millbank) what could possibly go wrong? Meanwhile, Fergus (Neil Fitzmaurice) struggles as Denise's (Ainsley Howard) career as a model goes from strength to strength, and Roger (James Dreyfus) and Bianca (Sian Reeves) become unlikely housemates."

Paula Wilcox, Bobby Ball and George Sampson will also return for the new series. The episodes will be overseen by lead writer Mark Brotherhood.

Sky's Head Of Comedy Lucy Lumsden says: "We're very pleased that the much-loved Mount Pleasant will be back for a fourth series later in the year on Sky Living. It's been a joy seeing the cast reunited and welcoming some new faces. Fans of the show have a treat in store."

Sophie Clarke-Jervoise from producers Tiger Aspect adds: "Mount Pleasant and its family of witty, warm and much-loved characters has established itself firmly as one of Sky Living's most popular series and it's a huge opportunity to be given a fourth run - this time the stories are even bigger and bolder!"

The new series is now in production, and will be broadcast later this year.

In the below video, linked to the last series, the stars describe the show:


Our Guide to 'Mount Pleasant'

 

Latest News

The Revolution Will Be Televised takes on America

The Revolution Will Be Televised takes on America

Hit BBC Three satirical prank show The Revolution Will Be Televised returns to screens in October, and has now taken on the American establishment.

Alex Horne and Greg Davies star in new show Taskmaster

Alex Horne and Greg Davies star in new show Taskmaster

Alex Horne and Greg Davies will star in Taskmaster, a new show for channel Dave in which comedian guests have to undertake various challenges.

Peter Kay to star in Danny Baker's comedy?

Peter Kay to star in Danny Baker's comedy?

A newspaper report suggests Peter Kay will play the father in Danny Baker's Cradle To Grave comedy drama.

Toast Of London wins prestigious Rose d'Or award

Toast Of London wins prestigious Rose d'Or award

Matt Berry's Channel 4 sitcom Toast Of London has won the sitcom award at the prestigious international Rose d'Or Awards. Bridget Christie won in the radio category.

Alexander Armstrong and Kevin Eldon star in new Danger Mouse

Alexander Armstrong and Kevin Eldon star in new Danger Mouse

Alexander Armstrong, Kevin Eldon and Dave Lamb will voice the new series of Danger Mouse, due on CBBC next year.

Daniel Rigby to star in police sitcom Undercover

Daniel Rigby to star in police sitcom Undercover

TV channel Dave has announced it has ordered Undercover, a new sitcom about a covert police officer. Daniel Rigby will take the lead role.

Get More News

In The Press

In The Press

The latest press clippings from the newspapers and various internet blogs.

Newsletter

Newsletter

Subscribe to our mailing list to get news and more in your inbox every Monday.

Twitter

Twitter Feed

You can follow us on Twitter too. We post the latest news and gossip every evening.

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Subscribe to our RSS feed to get our headlines in your news reader software.

Axis of Awesome interview

Axis of Awesome interview

Musical comedy group Axis of Awesome talk about their UK tour, and their elaborate YouTube series. Read

Video: Cardinal Burns tips

Video: Cardinal Burns tips

In this video, double-act Cardinal Burns offer insight and tips on how to create a sketch show. Watch

The Job Lot inteviews

The Job Lot inteviews

The cast of The Job Lot talk about the second series of the sitcom set around a Job Centre. Read

Enter the Hobgoblin Awards

Enter the Hobgoblin Awards

The search for the next British comedy talent is underway. Do you have what it takes to win? Read

Comedy Knights 2014 winner

Comedy Knights 2014 winner

Dave Green has been named the winner of the Comedy Knights 2014 stand-up comedy competition. Read

Job Lot Series 2 interviews

Job Lot Series 2 interviews

Interviews with all the key cast members of The Job Lot, as Series 2 prepares to start on ITV2. Read

Bad Education interviews

Bad Education interviews

The cast of Bad Education talk about what looks set to be the final series of the hit school sitcom. Read

Bad Bridesmaid - Holly Burn

Bad Bridesmaid - Holly Burn

Holly Burn talks about how her cover was almost blown whilst filming on ITV2 show Bad Bridesmaid. Read

Is a Scottish kilt a skirt?

Is a Scottish kilt a skirt?

Extract from eBay. A Scottish seller gets into an argument over whether his kilt is technically a skirt. Read