Cardinal Burns. Image shows from L to R: Dustin Demri-Burns, Seb Cardinal. Copyright: Left Bank Pictures
Cardinal Burns

Cardinal Burns

  • TV sketch show
  • Channel 4 / E4
  • 2012 - 2014
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

E4 sketch comedy show created by Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns. Stars Seb Cardinal, Dustin Demri-Burns, James Puddephatt, Aisling Bea, Lucinda Dryzek and Clare Warde

Cardinal Burns. Image shows from L to R: Dustin Demri-Burns, Seb Cardinal. Copyright: Left Bank Pictures

Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2012 - 2014
Channels
Channel 4, E4
Episodes
12 (2 series)
Stars
Seb Cardinal, Dustin Demri-Burns, James Puddephatt, Aisling Bea, Lucinda Dryzek and Clare Warde
Writers
Seb Cardinal, Dustin Demri-Burns, Matt Morgan, Chris Hayward, Rufus Jones, Nat Saunders and Andrew Ellard
Director
Ben Taylor
Producers
Jenna Jones and Andy Harries
Companies

Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns, otherwise known as charismatic comedy duo Cardinal Burns, bring their acclaimed sketch act to TV.

Sketches range from silly and cartoonish to smart, contemporary concepts, to character pieces and quick fire moments of madness, all filmed with an ambitiously filmic and rich frame of reference that make this series stand out from the crowd.

Recurring characters include the Office Flirts, a buddy movie adventure set in the world of office temping; a behind-the-scenes look at the life of super cool street artist Banksy, who's revealed to be a dull suburban dad; and Young Dreams, a parody of scripted reality TV shows, which follows the hallowed lives of Rachel, Olivia and Yumi on a fashion internship in London.

New characters for Series 2 include Hashtag and Bukake, two Turkish minicab drivers who star in their very own Dalston-set Erotic thriller; Curtis, a Jheri-curled rapper from the 80's who invades contemporary London; and Bert and Moon, two music festival stewards with cruel intentions.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 8th May 2012 at 10:30pm on E4
Most recent repeats

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