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Wannabe

BBC Three (Online) sitcom about a singer aiming to return to the limelight. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2017. Stars Lily Brazier, Nicholas Burns, Jim Howick, Ryan Molloy and others.

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Wannabe

Sitcom about a former popstar turned failing music manager who decides to try and re-launch her singing career

Genre
Sitcom
Published
2017
Platform
BBC Three (Online)
Episodes
4   (1 series)
Starring
Lily Brazier, Nicholas Burns, Jim Howick, Ryan Molloy, Savannah Steyn, Karla Simone Spence, Imogen Gurney and Dane Bowers
Writers
Lily Brazier and Ben Murray
Directors
Ben Murray and Steve Stamp
Producer
Richard Webb

Back in the girl-power heyday of the 90s, a hit single would easily get you 15 minutes of fame. But 15 minutes just isn't long enough for some people...

Maxine never made it to the big time as part of teenage girl group Variety and now, as a middle-aged failing music manager, she finds herself in crisis, when the one act she looks after threatens to drop her.

But Maxine has come up with a plan. A come back. This time bigger, bolder and, well... older. Who cares about a hip young girl group anyway?! What the world is really missing, is Mum Pop ...

Wannabe is the story of unfinished business, one last shot at fame and struggling to let go of a lifelong dream.

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