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BBC Studio renews partnership with Fudge Park

BBC Studios has announced that it has renewed its partnership with Fudge Park Productions, the company founded by Inbetweeners creators Iain Morris and Damon Beesley.

The agreement will see BBC Studios continue to work with Fudge Park to develop and distribute the production company's broad development slate globally over the next three years.

BBC Studios explains: "The dynamic indie has produced some of the UK's most popular comedy of recent years, which have brought younger audiences to the BBC and attracted huge global interest. Series include White Gold (Ed Westwick, Joe Thomas, James Buckley); Ill Behaviour (Chris Geere, Lizzy Caplan, Tom Riley); #HoodDocumentary and Enterprice (Kayode Ewumi). Most recently, the duo wrote and produced the six-part series The First Team for BBC Two starring Will Arnett."

Jonathan Blyth, the director of comedy at BBC Studios, says: "Iain and Damon have a unique talent in making audiences fall in love with, and fall about laughing at, a host of unlikely protagonists - from double-glazing salesmen, budding entrepreneurs and (not quite) football mega stars. Their well-drawn out characters and the worlds they inhabit have led to series airing from the US to Russia. It has been a pleasure to work with Fudge Park and I am delighted that BBC Studios can help their unique brand of comedy travel and make audiences laugh around the world."

Iain Morris and Damon Beesley say: "We are delighted to be working with BBC Studios, who have offered us incredible support, allowing us in turn to work with some brilliantly talented new creators of comedy."

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