Famalam. Image shows from L to R: John MacMillan, Samson Kayo, Vivienne Acheampong, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Tom Moutchi, Roxy Sternberg. Copyright: BBC.

Famalam

BBC Three and BBC One and BBC Two sketch show with new talent. 9 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2017 - 2020. Stars Samson Kayo, Vivienne Acheampong, John MacMillan, Roxy Sternberg and others.

Another series is in development.

Series 1, Episode 2

Enter the golden age of Nollywood television, with a sneak peek of the latest binge-watch from Lagos, learn how to deal with an unwanted wingman, and get garage MC Scribbler P's take on the Winter Olympics.

Further details

Follow the altruistic schemes of thwarted Nigerian philanthropist Prince Alyusi, watch the over-amorous daytime antics of TV hosts/lovers, William and Funke, and meet Sassy Black Friend - the co-star of every rom-com ever.

We'll also enter the golden age of Nollywood television, with a sneak peek of the latest binge-watch from Lagos, learn how to deal with an unwanted wingman, and get garage MC Scribbler P's take on the Winter Olympics.

Plus, after years of working alone, Detective Moses Mountree gets a new partner. And he's not happy...

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 16th April 2018
Time
9am
Channel
BBC Three
Length
20 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Samson Kayo Various
Vivienne Acheampong Various
John MacMillan Various
Roxy Sternberg (as Roxanne Sternberg) Various
Tom Moutchi Various
Gbemisola Ikumelo Various
Akemnji Ndifornyen Various
Kieran Hodgson Ensemble Actor
Harry Mett Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Emma Pierson Ensemble Actor
Ben Sternberg Ensemble Actor
Julie T. Wallace Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Ben Caudell Writer
Tom Marshall Writer
Akemnji Ndifornyen Writer
Ben Ashenden Writer
Catherine Brinkworth Writer
Sarah Morgan Writer
Alexander Owen Writer
Production team
Tom Marshall Director
Akemnji Ndifornyen Producer
Ben Caudell Executive Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer
Gavin Buckley Editor
Julian Fullalove Production Designer
Samuel Karl Bohn Composer
Akemnji Ndifornyen Composer

Videos

The Sassy Black Friend

Introducing Sassy Black Friend, the stereotypical co-star of every romcom ever.

Featuring: John MacMillan, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Emma Pierson.

If Nollywood did Game Of Thrones

We enter the golden age of Nollywood television, including a sneak peek of the latest binge-watch from Lagos.

Featuring: Samson Kayo, Vivienne Acheampong, John MacMillan, Roxanne Sternberg, Tom Moutchi, Gbemisola Ikumelo.

Why a wingman is for life

A wingman is for life, not just for summer. And here is why.

Featuring: Samson Kayo, Roxanne Sternberg, Tom Moutchi, Ben Sternberg.

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