Hullraisers. Image shows left to right: Rana (Taj Atwal), Toni (Leah Brotherhead), Paula (Sinead Matthews)


  • TV sitcom
  • Channel 4
  • 2022 - 2023
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom about three working class woman in Hull juggling work, kids and demanding friends. Stars Leah Brotherhead, Taj Atwal, Sinead Matthews, Perry Fitzpatrick, Felicity Montagu and more.

Press clippings

Hullraisers, series 2, review

Some of the jokes in Hullraisers have been resurrected from the dead, and would have been better left buried.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 10th November 2023

Hullraisers, season 2, review

Northern uproar has plenty of zing, but not enough heart.

Michael Hogan, The Telegraph, 9th November 2023

Hullraisers announces Series 2 cast

Tom Bennett (PhoneShop) and Sam Swainsbury (Mum) have been announced to join the regular cast in Hullraisers Series 2.

British Comedy Guide, 28th April 2023

Film crews take over Leeds pub filming Hullraisers

Pictures show filming taking place in Deer Park pub and restaurant, Roundhay, with a police car forming part of the set. The Yorkshire Evening Post understands the crew are filming a new series of Hullraisers, a female-led comedy from Lucy Beaumont.

Abbey Maclure, Yorkshire Evening Post, 17th March 2023

RTS award nominations revealed

Shortlists for the 2023 RTS Programme Awards have been announced, with Am I Being Unreasonable? picking up four nominations.

British Comedy Guide, 7th March 2023

Production gets underway on Hullraisers Series 2

Filming is underway on location in Hull and Leeds on the second series of Channel 4's Hullraisers.

The Knowledge, 7th March 2023

Parenting sitcom Hullraisers to return

Parenting comedy Hullraisers, following a group of female friends and mothers in the northern city, has been recommissioned by Channel 4.

British Comedy Guide, 23rd August 2022

Hullraisers proves that Hull is intrinsically funny

Lucy Sweet left years ago, but Channel 4's Hullraisers instantly transports her back to a childhood of chippy queues and flattened vowels.

Lucy Sweet, The Big Issue, 28th April 2022

Hullraisers review

Female-led Channel 4 comedy is irreverent, but flawed.

Flora Carr, Radio Times, 13th April 2022

Hullraisers is the celebration of Northern working class women we deserve

TV shows about the London middle classes are far more common and decidedly less harrowing, from Motherland to Catastrophe, Fleabag to This Way Up. When it comes to portrayals of northern working class women, we've been short-changed in terms of both quantity and authenticity - until now.

Becky Burgum, Refinery 29, 12th April 2022

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