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Richard Herring.

Everything Happens For No Reason

New TV sitcom in development. Stars Noel Fielding, Jessica Knappett and Doc Brown.

New and in development. Details are liable to change.

Everything Happens For No Reason

Sitcom project in development, written by Richard Herring

Genre
Sitcom
Added to BCG
2017
Channel
Channel 4
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Noel Fielding, Jessica Knappett and Doc Brown
Writer
Richard Herring
Director
Al Campbell

Sitcom pilot by Richard Herring based around an "alternate universe situation" where the central character has an affair.

Writing on his blog, Herring explained: "It's a big idea, but what I think is hopefully good about it is that it is really about human relationships and human choices and human regrets. And I want to properly explore the mechanics of having an affair in a situation that your partner can never find out about (I think Goodnight Sweetheart went for farce on this, rather than considering the real implications on one's happiness). Would you feel OK about it if you knew you couldn't be caught, or would the guilt still eat away at you? Is it just the danger of discovery that makes having an affair exciting and terrifying at the same time? (you know, I imagine)."

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