Fishbowl. Image shows from L to R: Vincent (Edward Ashley), Phil (Mark Benton), Hattie (Katherine Rose Morley), Ramona (Sally Lindsay), Les (Michael Smiley). Copyright: Bwark Productions.

Fishbowl

Fishbowl

Sitcom pilot about a girl who drops out of university and moves back to live with family

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2015
Channel
BBC Three
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Katherine Rose Morley, Mark Benton, Sally Lindsay, Edward Ashley, Michael Smiley, Felicity Montagu, Alice Hewkin and Harry Mett
Writer
Andrew Mettam
Director
Tom Marshall
Producer
Rhianna Andrews

Fishbowl is a warm hearted comedy about the suffocating joy of hanging out with your parents in a lovely little town where escape is impossible and there's usually chips for tea.

After one term of university Hattie's lost all her money to an online casino, got a drug debt to a dealer who won't take 'no' for an answer and dabbled in lesbianism with a lovely girl called Sophie. So naturally parents Phil and Ramona decide it's probably best to bring her home to Wetherby for a little while. Let her get her head back together.

Despite Ramona confiscating her keys, phone and shoes and despite Phil's unmistakable delight at having his only daughter and best friend back home, Hattie's determined to escape. And if that means grand theft auto, lying her arse off and throwing her lot in with carrion hoarding, TV licence evading friend of the family 'Uncle' Les then that's what she's going to do.

Production Details

Part of

BBC Comedy Feeds 2015

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 11th September 2015 on BBC Three at 11pm
Episode length
30 minutes
Last repeat
Saturday 6th February 2016 at 1:35am
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