Ladhood. Image shows from L to R: Addy (Aqib Khan), Craggy (Shaun Thomas), Liam (Liam Williams), Young Liam (Oscar Kennedy), Ralph (Samuel Bottomley).


BBC Three (Online) sitcom about growing up. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Liam Williams, Oscar Kennedy, Samuel Bottomley, Shaun Thomas and others.

Another series is in development.

Press Clippings

BBC Three commissions second series of Ladhood

Liam Williams's coming-of-age comedy series Ladhood has been recommissioned for a second series by BBC Three.

British Comedy Guide, 10th February 2020

TV review: Ladhood, series 1, episode 1

It feels like a very genuine series, and one where Williams doesn't let himself off lightly either, showing his actions in a less than flattering way, though he at least often castigates his past self for acting in such a manner.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 27th November 2019

Liam Williams' lad mag struggles

Liam Williams has revealed that there was such behind-the-scenes legal wrangling on his new BBC Three series Ladhood when it came to naming the publication the teenage version of himself and his mates read.

Chortle, 25th November 2019

Ladhood review

Based on comic Liam Williams's adolescence, this Leeds-set series combines nostalgic laughs and Fleabag-style tenderness for the perfect tale of growing up disgracefully.

Rebecca Nicholson, The Guardian, 24th November 2019

Review: Ladhood, BBC Three, episode 4, Bedroom

The dialogue is not always entirely convincing, but it is funny, with the references to Eminem, Natasha Bedingfield and shell suits striking a comedic nostalgic chord.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 24th November 2019

Liam Williams interview

'I'm still coated in a residue of laddishness, for better or worse'.

Rachel Aroesti, The Guardian, 23rd November 2019

Liam Williams on decline of radio-to-TV commissions

Liam Williams on how embracing Radio 4's 'spirit of experiment' helped shape his latest BBC3 show.

Max Goldbart, Broadcast, 21st November 2019

Comics who fictionalise their lives

Three comics starring as versions of themselves reveal where they draw the line.

Rachael Healy, The Guardian, 20th November 2019

BBC Three orders new sitcom from Liam Williams

Liam Williams will star in Ladhood, a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age sitcom series for BBC Three.

British Comedy Guide, 28th February 2019