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

Cardinal Burns

Channel 4 and E4 sketch show. 12 episodes (2 series), 2012 - 2014. Stars Seb Cardinal, Dustin Demri-Burns, James Puddephatt, Aisling Bea, Lucinda Dryzek and Clare Warde.

Series 1, Episode 1

Banksy is going through a failed attempt at a street picture, there's a shaggy dog story with Phil and Terry on a tour of Buckingham Palace with the Queen, and dramas unfold in the Young Dreams house as Rachel, Olivia and Yumi embark on their big city adventure in fashion.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 8th May 2012
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Seb Cardinal Various
    Dustin Demri-Burns Various
    James Puddephatt Ensemble Actor
    Aisling Bea Ensemble Actor
    Lucinda Dryzek Ensemble Actor
    Clare Warde Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Bridget Christie Ensemble Actor
    Fiona Button Ensemble Actor
    Simon Coombs Ensemble Actor
    Ayuk Marchant Ensemble Actor
    William Hartley Ensemble Actor
    Terence Maynard Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Seb Cardinal Writer
    Dustin Demri-Burns Writer
    Matt Morgan Writer
    Andrew Ellard Script Editor
    Keith Mottram Writer
    Rufus Jones Script Development
    Production team
    Ben Taylor Director
    Jenna Jones Producer
    Andy Harries Executive Producer
    Mark Davies Editor
    Adam Bokey Editor
    Dan Nelson Editor
    Julian Nagel Production Designer
    Oli Julian Composer


    Office Flirting

    Sketch duo Cardinal Burns demonstrate some office flirting.

    Featuring: Seb Cardinal, Dustin Demri-Burns, Bridget Christie, James Puddephatt, Aisling Bea.

    Crime Scene

    Two detectives end up contaminating a murder scene. Warning: this video contains graphic scenes that some viewers will find disturbing.

    Featuring: Seb Cardinal, Dustin Demri-Burns, Simon Coombs.


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