Brave Young Men
Sitcom pilot about Owen and Jamie, a pair of very average twenty-somethings with the not-so-average responsibility of saving the world
- BBC Three
- 1 Pilot
- Marc Wootton, Tom Basden, Patrick Barlow, Dominic Coleman, Joanna Neary, Jonny Sweet, Daniel Lawrence Taylor, Ruth Sheen and others
- Sam Leifer and Tom Basden
- Sam Leifer
- Teddy Leifer, Henry Normal, Alison MacPhail and Simon Lupton
Owen and Jamie are a pair of nobodies who prevent global disasters with the help of a time-transient civil servant.
Owen, a caretaker at the local school, is approached by a shadowy figure named Melvin while locking up one day. Melvin appoints him 'Caretaker of the World... Brighton and Hove Division'. But is this Melvin really a civil servant from the future or just a mad tramp?
After some haggling over a scooter, Jamie agrees to be Owen's sidekick and so their mission begins: This involves the confiscation of some homebrewed beer which, according to Melvin, will become contaminated in 2013. Curiously Melvin needs it brought to him in order to 'process' it.
- Production company
- Laugh track
- First broadcast
- Sunday 22nd March 2009 on BBC Three at 11:15pm
- Episode length
- 30 minutes