Joytown. Image shows from L to R: Basher (Mark Dallas), Chrissy (Rian Gordon), O'Connor (Joe Proctor). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

Joytown

BBC iPlayer comedy drama short. 1 pilot in 2019. Stars Rian Gordon, Mark Dallas, Joe Proctor, Saskia Ashdown and Chloe Berger.

Joytown. Image shows from L to R: Basher (Mark Dallas), Chrissy (Rian Gordon), O'Connor (Joe Proctor). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

Joytown

Comedy drama short about a heart broken young man

Genre
Comedy Drama
Published
2019
Platform
BBC iPlayer
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Rian Gordon, Mark Dallas, Joe Proctor, Saskia Ashdown and Chloe Berger
Writer
James Price
Director
Niamh McKeown

Chrissy's a heartbroken young man, wallowing in agony after being dumped and feeling very sorry for himself indeed. His pals Basher and O'Connor urge him to channel both his "sensitive side" and his "inner shagger" to get over the break-up. Can the flip of an ancient Celtic coin decide his fate? When out-of-towner Amelia-Rose's car breaks down outside his house - can Chrissy prove the unlikely hero of the hour?

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Drama Shorts: Joytown
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 24th October 2019 on BBC iPlayer
Episode length
10 minutes