Limbo. Image shows from L to R: Francis (Alastair Roberts), Neck (Bekka Bowling), Alice (Ellie White). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Published
2016
Platforms
BBC Three (Online)
Episodes
1 Pilot
Stars
Alastair Roberts, Ellie White, Bekka Bowling, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Adam Riches, Camille Ucan, Soraya Radford, London Hughes and more
Writers
Joe Parham and Lucien Young
Directors
Tom George and Andy Pearson
Producers
Tom Jordan, Helen Williams, Gregor Sharp and Jimmy Mulville
Companies

Limbo shows that education can be a noble calling - just not for Alice, Francis or Neck, who are overeducated blaggers with no idea what to do with their lives and are more concerned with getting through lessons without vomiting, swearing and exposing their own profound ignorance than teaching!

When they can't find a "real" job, they end up as tutors. It's a pretty depressing job but there is an upside - by milking money out of anxious parents, they remain responsibility-free and have endless time. They tell themselves they're on the cusp of great things but in reality they're trapped - spending far too much of their time with annoying kids and often becoming weirdly embroiled in their employers' private lives - cue Paul...

Additional details

Part of

Landmark Sitcom Season

BBC Comedy Feeds 2016

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 1st September 2016 at 10am on BBC Three (Online)
Episode length
23 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Thursday 6th October 2016 at 11:55pm on BBC2 Scot
  • Thursday 6th October 2016 at 11:25pm on BBC2

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