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Brassic. Image shows from L to R: Vinnie (Joe Gilgun), Erin (Michelle Keegan), Dylan (Damien Molony). Copyright: Calamity Films.

Brassic

Sky One comedy drama about a group of working-class friends. 12 episodes (2 series), 2019 - 2020. Stars Joe Gilgun, Damien Molony, Michelle Keegan, Aaron Heffernan and others.

Another series is in development.

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.

Brassic

Comedy drama about a group of young men living in Lancashire

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2019 - 2020
Channel
Sky One
Episodes
12   (2 series)
Creators
Joe Gilgun and Daniel Brocklehurst
Starring
Joe Gilgun, Damien Molony, Michelle Keegan, Aaron Heffernan, Ryan Sampson, Tom Hanson, Parth Thakerar, Ruth Sheen and others
Writer
Daniel Brocklehurst
Directors
Daniel O'Hara, Jon Wright and Saul Metzstein
Producers
Juliet Charlesworth and Mike Noble

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.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Brassic 2
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 22nd August 2019 on Sky One at 2am
Last new broadcast
Thursday 11th June 2020 on Sky One at 10pm
Length of episodes
1 hour
Last repeat
Wednesday 17th June 2020 at 11:00pm
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