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Baby Cow Productions

Baby Cow Productions.

Successful production company founded by Steve Coogan and Henry Normal in 1999. Baby Cow have created audience-winning comedies like Gavin & Stacey, Nighty Night, The Mighty Boosh, and Moone Boy.

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Full production history

Personnel

Current productions

Status Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
New TV This Time With Alan Partridge. Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions. Alan Partridge's British History BBC1 Sitcom Alan Partridge documents the history of Britain.
In development TV Old Baggage. Old Baggage Comedy Drama Vicki Pepperdine and Joanna Scanlan star in the TV adaptation of the book by Lissa Evans.
New Online Threesomes: Hunter. Cayden Hunter (Jon Pointing). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions. Threesomes: Hunter BBC3 Sitcom Short-form comedy about a self-proclaimed 'life-guru'.
Returning TV Gavin & Stacey. Image shows from L to R: Nessa (Ruth Jones), Gavin (Mathew Horne), Stacey (Joanna Page), Smithy (James Corden). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions. Gavin & Stacey BBC1 Sitcom A critic-pleasing, gentle and warm comedy about the romance between an Essex lad and Welsh girl.
Returning TV The Trip. Image shows from L to R: Steve (Steve Coogan), Rob (Rob Brydon). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions / Arbie. The Trip Sky1 Sitcom Improvised comedy series starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon. The duo, playing versions of themselves, tour north England, Italy, Spain and Greece.

Notable archive productions

Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
TV Zapped. Image shows from L to R: Steg (Kenneth Collard), Herman (Louis Emerick), Brian (James Buckley), Barbara (Sharon Rooney), Howell (Paul Kaye). Zapped Dave Sitcom Fantasy comedy series about a man abruptly transported to a parallel world.
TV Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Cat (Danny John-Jules), Rimmer (Chris Barrie), Lister (Craig Charles), Kryten (Robert Llewellyn). Copyright: UKTV. Red Dwarf Dave Sitcom Science fiction sitcom based in space. The crew aboard the damaged mining spaceship Red Dwarf are doomed to drift in space for the rest of eternity.
TV Uncle. Image shows from L to R: Andy (Nick Helm), Errol (Elliot Speller-Gillott). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions. Uncle BBC3 Sitcom BBC Three sitcom in which Nick Helm stars as an out-of work musician forced to look after his young nephew.
TV Moone Boy. Image shows from L to R: Sean Murphy (Chris O'Dowd), Martin (David Rawle). Moone Boy Sky1 Sitcom Semi-autobiographical sitcom written by Chris O'Dowd about a boy growing up in Ireland accompanied by his imaginary friend.
TV Ideal. Image shows from L to R: Moz (Johnny Vegas), Nicki (Nicola Reynolds). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions. Ideal BBC3 Sitcom Cult BBC Three sitcom starring Johnny Vegas as a small-time drug dealer. A large ensemble cast of characters visit Moz's flat each week.
Radio Nebulous. Image shows from L to R: Paula Breeze (Rosie Cavaliero), Rory Lawson (Graham Duff), Professor Nebulous (Mark Gatiss). Copyright: BBC / Baby Cow Productions. Nebulous Radio 4 Sitcom A post-apocalyptic sci-fi radio sitcom set on an environmentally ruined Earth in 2099.
TV The Mighty Boosh. Image shows from L to R: Vince Noir (Noel Fielding), Howard Moon (Julian Barratt). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions. The Mighty Boosh BBC3 Sitcom Surreal cult sitcom following the adventures of Vince Noir and Howard Moon.
Film Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa. Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions. Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa Film Alan Partridge makes a long-awaited transfer to the silver screen.
Film The Look Of Love. Paul Raymond (Steve Coogan). Copyright: Revolution Films / Baby Cow Productions. The Look Of Love Film Steve Coogan stars in a comic tale of the life of the 'King of Soho' and porn baron Paul Raymond.
Film Down Terrace. Down Terrace Film Darkly unsettling kitchen sink comedy about a father and son who are both just out of prison and desperate to discover who sold them out.

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Comedy title launches

Year Medium Genre Production
2019 TV Sitcom This Time With Alan Partridge
2019 Online Sitcom Threesomes: Hunter
2018 TV Sitcom Nick Helm: The Killing Machine
2017 TV Documentary Alan Partridge: Why, When, Where, How And Whom?
2017 Online Stand-Up Bridget Christie: Stand Up For Her
2017 Radio Sitcom Tim Vine Travels In Time
2017 TV Sitcom Tim Vine Travels Through Time
2016 TV Sitcom Al Porter In Ireland
2016 TV Comedy Drama Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle
2016 TV Sitcom Alison Spittle In Ireland
2016 TV Sitcom Camping
2016 TV Sitcom Seann Walsh In Ireland
2016 TV Sitcom Zapped
2015 TV Sitcom High & Dry
2015 TV Sitcom Pappy's Christmas
2015 TV Sitcom Undercover
2015 TV Sitcom Wussywat The Clumsy Cat
2014 TV Sitcom Over To Bill
2014 TV Sitcom Warren United
2013 Film Film Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa
2013 TV Comedy Drama Common Ground
2013 TV Factual Steve Coogan: Stand Up Down Under
2013 Film Film The Look Of Love
2013 TV Sitcom Up The Women
2012 TV Sitcom Alan Partridge On Open Books With Martin Bryce
2012 TV Sitcom Alan Partridge: Welcome To The Places Of My Life
2012 TV Sitcom Hebburn
2012 TV Sitcom Hunderby
2012 TV Comedy Drama Malachy's Millions
2012 TV Sitcom Mid Morning Matters With Alan Partridge
2012 TV Sitcom Moone Boy
2012 TV Comedy Drama Panto!
2012 TV Comedy Drama Starlings
2012 TV Comedy Drama The Cow That Almost Missed Christmas
2012 TV Sitcom Uncle
2012 TV Comedy Drama Uncle Wormsley's Christmas
2011 TV Sketch Show Totally Tom
2010 TV Comedy Drama Chekhov: Comedy Shorts
2010 TV Stand-Up FHM's Stand-Up Hero
2010 TV Comedy John Bishop's World Cup Diary
2010 TV Sitcom Lizzie And Sarah
2010 TV Stand-Up Steve Coogan As Alan Partridge And Other Less Successful Characters
2010 TV Sitcom The Trip
2009 TV Sitcom Brave Young Men
2009 TV Sitcom Home Time
2009 TV Sitcom Ketch! And HIRO-PON Get It On
2009 TV Sketch Show The All Star Impressions Show
2007 TV Sitcom Gavin & Stacey
2007 TV Sitcom The Abbey
2005 TV Sitcom Ideal
2005 TV Sketch Show Monkey Trousers
2005 Radio Sitcom Nebulous
2005 TV Sitcom Sensitive Skin
2004 TV Comedy AD/BC
2004 TV Sitcom Nighty Night
2003 TV Sitcom The Mighty Boosh
2002 TV Comedy Drama Cruise Of The Gods
1988 TV Sitcom Red Dwarf
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