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Tiger Aspect Productions

Tiger Aspect Productions.

Originally known as Tiger Television, Tiger Aspect is one of the UK's most successful production companies, prolific across a broad range of programme genres.

Originally an independent company, Tiger Aspect was bought by IMG Media in 2006 and further sold on to production powerhouse Endemol in 2009.

Their comedy output includes Mr Bean, Gimme Gimme Gimme, Benidorm and The Thin Blue Line.

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Tiger Aspect Productions is part of Endemol Shine Group.

Full production history

Personnel

Current productions

Status Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
New TV Mel & Sue - Let's Sing And Dance For Comic Relief. Image shows from L to R: Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins. Copyright: BBC. Hitmen Sky1 Sitcom Sitcom starring Mel & Sue as professional assassins.
Current TV Mr Bean. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Mr Bean CITV Sitcom Animated adventures of comedy favourite Mr Bean, voiced by Rowan Atkinson.
Returning TV Danny & Mick. Image shows from L to R: Danny (Danny Adams), Mick (Mick Potts). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Danny & Mick CBBC Sitcom Slapstick CBBC sitcom about two brothers who work at a leisure centre.
Returning Online Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father. Image shows from L to R: Jack Whitehall, Michael Whitehall. Copyright: Cave Bear Productions. Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father Netflix Factual Jack and Michael Whitehall journey together across the globe.
Returning Online Man Like Mobeen. Mobeen (Guz Khan). Copyright: Cave Bear Productions. Man Like Mobeen BBC3 Sitcom BBC Three series starring Guz Khan.
Returning TV The Other One. Image shows from L to R: Cathy (Ellie White), Tess (Rebecca Front), Cat (Lauren Socha). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. The Other One BBC2 Sitcom Comedy about two sisters who had no idea the other existed until their father drops dead.

Notable archive productions

Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
TV Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Joyce Temple Savage (Sherrie Hewson), Les / Lesley (Tim Healy). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Benidorm ITV Sitcom An ensemble sitcom that focuses on the adventures of a group of British holiday makers staying at the Solana holiday resort in Spain.
TV Crackanory. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Crackanory Dave Comedy Series featuring stories from comedy writers, read out by well known comedians. The tales are accompanied by live action and animation.
TV Drunk History. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Drunk History Comedy Central Comedy British version of the hit US format in which an inebriated narrator attempts to recount an event from history.
TV Mount Pleasant. Image shows from L to R: Lisa Johnson (Sally Lindsay), Barry Harris (Bobby Ball), Dan Johnson (Daniel Ryan). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Mount Pleasant Sky1 Comedy Drama Comedy drama based around a couple living in an affluent area of the north, plus their friends, family and relationships.
TV Murder In Successville. DI Sleet (Tom Davis). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Murder In Successville BBC3 Comedy Hybrid semi-improvised comedy format in which celebrities join Tom Davis, as DCI Sleet, to solve murder investigations.
TV My Mad Fat Diary. Rae Earl (Sharon Rooney). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. My Mad Fat Diary E4 Comedy Drama Comedy drama set in the mid-1990s looking at teenage life from the eyes of a 16-year-old with weight and mental health issues.
TV The Vicar Of Dibley. Geraldine Grainger (Dawn French). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. The Vicar Of Dibley BBC1 Sitcom Comedy about a small, backward rural village and its female vicar, Geraldine Grainger.
TV Bad Education. Alfie (Jack Whitehall). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Bad Education BBC3 Sitcom School-based comedy starring Jack Whitehall as Alfie, the worst teacher to ever be involved in the British education system.
TV Harry & Paul. Image shows from L to R: Paul Whitehouse, Harry Enfield. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Harry & Paul BBC2 Sketch Show Comedy starring sketch show veterans Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse as a variety of characters.
TV Argumental. Image shows from L to R: Rufus Hound, John Sergeant, Marcus Brigstocke. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Argumental Dave Panel Show Panel show in which comedians are asked to speak for and against various issues. Sean Lock, Seann Walsh and Robert Webb are the current regulars.
TV The Catherine Tate Show. Catherine Tate. The Catherine Tate Show BBC2 Sketch Show Popular sketch show starring Catherine Tate as a range of characters, including a rude nan and a talkative teenager.
TV Teachers. Simon Casey (Andrew Lincoln). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Teachers C4 Comedy Drama A popular Channel 4 comedy drama following the adventures of the staff at a state school in Bristol.
TV Gimme Gimme Gimme. Image shows from L to R: Linda (Kathy Burke), Tom (James Dreyfus). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Gimme Gimme Gimme BBC1 Sitcom Repulsive, overweight, loudmouth cretin Linda La Hughes shares a flat with Tom Farrell, an extremely camp gay man: both are obsessed with men.
TV Stella Street. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions. Stella Street BBC2 Sitcom In Surbiton, Surrey, film stars Michael Caine, Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino and others share a street with the likes of musicians Mick Jagger, David Bowie and soccer pundit Jimmy Hill.
TV Blackadder. Copyright: BBC / Tiger Aspect Productions. Blackadder BBC1 Sitcom The Blackadder dynasty has run through English history since time immemorial, seemingly always hampered by a Baldrick, and often a Percy and Melchett.
Film Bean - The Ultimate Disaster Movie. Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions / Working Title Films. Bean - The Ultimate Disaster Movie Film Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) finds himself in Los Angeles, masquerading as the National Gallery's top art expert and destroying everything in his wake.
Film Kevin & Perry Go Large. Image shows from L to R: Kevin (Harry Enfield), Perry (Kathy Burke). Kevin & Perry Go Large Film Film spin-off for the popular Harry Enfield characters. Kevin and Perry visit Ibiza.
Film The Bad Education Movie. Image shows from L to R: Joe (Ethan Lawrence), Mitchell (Charlie Wernham), Chantelle (Nikki Runeckles), Stephen (Layton Williams), Rem Dogg (Jack Binstead), Alfie (Jack Whitehall), Chantelle (Nikki Runeckles), Jing (Kae Alexander). Copyright: Entertainment In Video. The Bad Education Movie Film Film spin-off from the hit sitcom. Alfie and his class head to Cornwall.

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Comedy title launches

Year Medium Genre Production
2019 TV Sitcom Hitmen
2018 TV Documentary Benidorm: Ten Years On Holiday
2018 Radio Sitcom Le Maire
2018 TV Sitcom The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk
2017 TV Sitcom Danny & Mick
2017 TV Comedy Drama Decline And Fall
2017 TV Comedy Host The Week
2017 Online Factual Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father
2017 TV Comedy Drama Murder On The Blackpool Express
2017 TV Sitcom The Other One
2017 Online Sitcom We Are Family
2016 TV Sitcom Kiri Pritchard-McLean's Horror: I've Got Your Number
2016 Online Sitcom Man Like Mobeen
2015 TV Sitcom Boy Meets Girl
2015 TV Sitcom Dead Air
2015 TV Comedy Murder In Successville
2015 TV Sitcom Spencer Jones's Christmas
2015 Film Film The Bad Education Movie
2015 TV Sitcom Together
2014 TV Comedy Drunk History
2013 TV Chat Show Backchat
2013 TV Comedy Crackanory
2013 TV Comedy Drama Love And Marriage
2013 TV Comedy Drama My Mad Fat Diary
2013 TV Sitcom The Spa
2012 TV Sitcom Bad Education
2012 TV Sitcom Bad Sugar
2012 TV Sketch Show Psychobitches
2012 TV Comedy Drama Walking And Talking
2011 TV Documentary Ben Elton: Laughing At The 80s
2011 TV Documentary Catherine Tate: Laughing At The Noughties
2011 Radio Sitcom Hard To Tell
2011 TV Documentary Jennifer Saunders: Laughing At The 90s
2011 TV Comedy Drama Mount Pleasant
2010 TV Stand-Up Comedy Exchange
2010 TV Sketch Show Dirty Sexy Funny: Olivia Lee
2010 TV Documentary Fry And Laurie: Reunited
2010 TV Sitcom Grandma's House
2010 TV Chat Show Justin Lee Collins: Good Times
2010 TV Sitcom Me & My Monsters
2010 Radio Sitcom What Went Wrong With The Olympics?
2010 TV Sitcom Zimbani
2009 TV Sketch Show Anonymous
2009 TV Documentary Fawlty Towers: Re-Opened
2009 TV Sketch Show Horne & Corden
2009 TV Comedy Drama Ladies Of Letters
2009 TV Comedy Drama May Contain Nuts
2008 TV Panel Show Argumental
2008 TV Sketch Show Beehive
2008 TV Documentary Blackadder Exclusive: The Whole Rotten Saga
2008 TV Documentary Blackadder Rides Again
2008 TV Sitcom No Heroics
2008 TV Sketch Show Olivia Lee's Naughty Bits
2007 TV Sitcom Benidorm
2007 TV Sketch Show Harry & Paul
2007 TV Sitcom Roman's Empire
2006 TV Stand-Up A History Of Oil
2005 Radio Sitcom What A Carve Up!
2004 TV Sketch Show The Catherine Tate Show
2003 TV Sitcom Swiss Toni
2002 TV Sitcom Celeb
2002 TV Sitcom Mr Bean
2001 TV Comedy Drama Teachers
2000 TV Stand-Up Lenny Henry In Pieces
2000 TV Sitcom Perfect World
1999 TV Sitcom Gimme Gimme Gimme
1999 TV Sitcom Let Them Eat Cake
1997 Film Film Bean - The Ultimate Disaster Movie
1997 TV Sitcom Stella Street
1995 TV Sitcom The Thin Blue Line
1994 TV Sitcom The Vicar Of Dibley
1990 TV Sitcom Mr. Bean
1983 TV Sitcom Blackadder
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2016 Mr Bean's Entertaining Escapades Paperback