Hitmen. Image shows from L to R: Fran (Sue Perkins), Jamie (Mel Giedroyc). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Hitmen

Sky One sitcom starring Mel & Sue. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Stars Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc, Asim Chaudhry and Tonya Cornelisse.

Another series is in development.

Hitmen. Image shows from L to R: Jamie (Mel Giedroyc), Fran (Sue Perkins). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Birthday

It's Fran's birthday, and Jamie wants to celebrate but it seems none of their friends are available to come to a celebratory dinner. Or maybe they're just not keen, especially after happened last year when Fran and Jamie went straight from a hit to a karaoke bar with UV lighting.

Notes

Alice Lowe was credited as Kirsty in this episode, but did not appear.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 25th March 2020
Time
2am
Channel
Sky One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sue Perkins Fran
Mel Giedroyc Jamie
Asim Chaudhry Charles
Tonya Cornelisse Liz
Guest cast
Nick Mohammed The Human Spider
Jason Watkins The Lawyer
Jason Maza The Dealer
Liam Williams McDonald's Worker (Voice)
Writing team
Joe Parham Writer
Joe Markham Writer
Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
Mel Giedroyc Script Consultant
Sue Perkins Script Consultant
Production team
Oliver Parsons (as Ollie Parsons) Director
Arnold Widdowson Producer
Myfanwy Moore Executive Producer
Siobhan Rhodes (as Siobhan Bachman) Executive Producer
Morwenna Gordon Executive Producer
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