Chickens. Image shows from L to R: Cecil (Simon Bird), George (Joe Thomas), Bert (Jonny Sweet). Copyright: Big Talk Productions


  • TV sitcom
  • Sky One / Channel 4
  • 2011 - 2013
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Sitcom set in a sleepy English village during the first world war. It follows three young men who are not on the front line fighting. Stars Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, Jonny Sweet, Sarah Daykin, Emerald Fennell and more.

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The Inbetweeners are Chickens

The Inbetweeners' Joe Thomas and Simon Bird go back in time for a new comedy - where they chicken out of World War One.

The Sun, 18th August 2011

Simon Bird and Joe Thomas become men in Chicken

They're famed for their roles as awkward teenagers in The Inbetweeners and now Simon Bird and Joe Thomas are shooting a new TV comedy called Chicken.

Jessica Satherley, Daily Mail, 5th May 2011

Jonny Sweet: smell of success

Jonny Sweet played David Cameron on TV. Now he is attempting something even braver - a sitcom about the First World War. Alice Jones meets him.

Alice Jones, The Independent, 18th January 2011

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