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ABsoLuTeLy Productions

ABsoLuTeLy Productions.

Production company behind comedy programmes such as Absolutely, Baggage, and The Gobetweenies.

Current productions

Status Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
Current Radio Alone. Image shows from L to R: Morris (Bennett Arron), Louisa (Kate Isitt), Mitch (Angus Deayton), Ellie (Abigail Cruttenden), Will  (Pearce Quigley). Copyright: ABsoLuTeLy Productions. Alone Radio 4 Sitcom A Radio 4 sitcom about five single, middle aged people living in a converted Victorian house in North London.
Returning Radio The Break. Image shows from L to R: Andy (Tom Palmer), Uncle Jeff (Philip Jackson). The Break Radio 4 Sitcom Radio 4 sitcom about a man who heads to the seaside for a break and stays with his uncle.

Notable archive productions

Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
Radio The Absolutely Radio Show. Image shows from L to R: Gordon Kennedy, Moray Hunter, John Sparkes, Morwenna Banks, Pete Baikie. Copyright: ABsoLuTeLy Productions. The Absolutely Radio Show Radio 4 Sketch Show The cast of the cult TV sketch show reunite on Radio 4 to present their characters in new situations.
Radio Reluctant Persuaders. Image shows from L to R: Laura (Olivia Nixon), Joe (Mathew Baynton), Hardacre (Nigel Havers), Amanda (Josie Lawrence), Teddy (Rasmus Hardiker). Copyright: ABsoLuTeLy Productions. Reluctant Persuaders Radio 4 Sitcom Radio 4 sitcom set in London's worst advertising agency.
Radio Siadwel. Siadwell (John Sparkes). Copyright: ABsoLuTeLy Productions. Siadwel Radio Wales Stand-Up John Sparkes resurrects his Naked Video character for this BBC Radio Wales series.
Radio The Gobetweenies. Image shows from L to R: Lucy (Phoebe Abbott), Mimi (Sarah Alexander), Joe (Mark Bonnar), Tom (Finlay Christie). Copyright: ABsoLuTeLy Productions. The Gobetweenies Radio 4 Sitcom A candid look at contemporary family through the prism of two North London siblings, Lucy and Tom, as they schlep between their divorced parents.
Radio Baggage. Caroline (Hilary Lyon). Copyright: ABsoLuTeLy Productions. Baggage Radio 4 Comedy Drama Contemporary comedy drama charting the middle-youth crises of Scottish freelance photographer Caroline.
TV Armstrong And Miller. Image shows from L to R: Ben Miller, Alexander Armstrong. Copyright: ABsoLuTeLy Productions. Armstrong And Miller C4 Sketch Show Sketch show starring double act Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller, on Paramount Comedy and Channel 4.
TV Absolutely. Copyright: ABsoLuTeLy Productions. Absolutely C4 Sketch Show Channel 4 sketch show created mainly by Scottish writers and performers; including Moray Hunter, Jack Docherty, Peter Baikie and Gordon Kennedy, plus Welshmen John Sparkes and Cornish Morwenna Banks.

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Comedy title launches

Year Medium Genre Production
2019 Radio Sketch Show The Nether Regions
2018 Radio Stand-Up Lucy Porter In The Family Way
2018 Radio Sitcom The Quanderhorn Xperimentations
2017 Radio Sitcom Alone
2017 Radio Panel Show Gaby's Talking Pictures
2017 Radio Panel Show More Money Than Sense
2017 Radio Sitcom Mrs Sidhu Investigates
2016 Radio Sitcom The Break
2016 Radio Sitcom The Fair Intellectual Club
2015 Radio Sitcom Reluctant Persuaders
2015 Radio Sketch Show The Absolutely Radio Show
2014 Radio Sitcom Secrets And Lattes
2014 Radio Stand-Up Siadwel
2011 Radio Comedy Drama Glass Chair Chair Glass
2011 Radio Sitcom The Gobetweenies
2011 Radio Sitcom Very Old Pretenders
2005 Radio Comedy Drama Baggage
2001 TV Comedy Being Dom Joly
1993 TV Sitcom Mr. Don And Mr. George
1989 TV Sketch Show Absolutely
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Products distributed

Year Title Format
2007 Ardal O'Hanlon - Live DVD