Brassic
Brassic

Brassic

  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky Max / Sky One
  • 2019 - 2023
  • 37 episodes (5 series)

Comedy drama about a group of people living in Lancashire. Stars Joe Gilgun, Michelle Keegan, Aaron Heffernan, Ryan Sampson, Tom Hanson and more.

  • Due to return for Series 6
  • Series 2, Episode 1 repeated at 11:35pm on Sky Max
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 330
Brassic. Image shows from L to R: JJ (Parth Thakerar), Ash (Aaron Heffernan), Vinnie (Joe Gilgun), Erin (Michelle Keegan), Dylan (Damien Molony), Cardi (Tom Hanson), Tommo (Ryan Sampson). Copyright: Calamity Films

Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2019 - 2023
Channels
Sky Max, Sky One
Episodes
37 (5 series)
Creators
Joe Gilgun and Daniel Brocklehurst
Stars
Joe Gilgun, Michelle Keegan, Aaron Heffernan, Ryan Sampson, Tom Hanson, Steve Evets, Parth Thakerar, Dominic West and more
Writers
Daniel Brocklehurst and David Quayle
Directors
Daniel O'Hara, Jon Wright, Saul Metzstein, John Hardwick, Richard Stoddard, Ruth Carney and Melanie Ann Oliver
Producers
Juliet Charlesworth, Mike Noble, Margaret Conway, Jim Poyser, David Livingstone, Jon Mountague, Joe Gilgun, Daniel Brocklehurst and more
Company

Definition: "Brassic: Broke, penniless, without means, boracic lint - skint, on the bones of yer arse."

Brassic, with its distinct northern flavour, is about a group of working-class friends finding unconventional ways to win at life in northern suburbia.

Vinnie, a Lancashire lad with bipolar disorder, and Dylan, his razor-smart best mate, are inseparable and utterly co-dependant. They've hardly spent a day apart since birth. But Dylan's girlfriend Erin might just shake things up for good with her plans to leave town and start a new life for herself and her kid, Tyler.

Dylan is faced with the impossible decision between a fresh start with the love of his life or staying behind with his inseparable gang of mates that he can't live without. This gang includes: Cardi, champion kebab eater and total liability; Ash, the son of a family of fighting Travellers whose fists can get them out of most kinds of trouble; Tommo, the most sexually liberated man in Britain who doesn't care what people think; and JJ, a sharp entrepreneur who runs a garage (with a lucrative sideline in stolen cars).

These lads have dealt, scammed, bribed and conned their way through adolescence, but now, on the brink of adulthood, their dealing and stealing is catching up with them and a whole load of trouble is heading their way. Like a carefully stacked tower of cards, what happens if one of them is knocked down or, worse, removed from the pack entirely?

Veering between hilarious comedy and heartfelt emotion, Brassic is about irreplaceable, lifelong friends, loyalty and the things that come between them.

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Additional details

Also known as
  • Brassic 2
Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 22nd August 2019 at 2am on Sky One
Next repeats
  1. Series 2, Episode 1: Today at 11:35pm on Sky Max
  2. Series 2, Episode 2: Monday at 1:35am on Sky Max
  3. Series 2, Episode 2: Wednesday 28th February at 11:35pm on Sky Max
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