Lee Nelson's Well Funny People. Lee Nelson (Simon Brodkin). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Lee Nelson's Well Funny People

BBC Three sketch show. 7 episodes (1 series) in 2013. Stars Simon Brodkin, Lewis Reeves, Duncan Duff, Mark Burdis, Katie Males, Samantha Pearl, Miranda Hennessy and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

Irrepressible south London tearaway Lee Nelson discovers the benefits of living in the dark, Premier League footballer Jason Bent meets his team's new Spanish manager and Dr Bob's GP surgery opens its doors.

Further details

A bunch of newly-created characters are introduced - the Geordie Chef prepares an unconventional duck a l'orange; pastor Daniel Doolay delivers his weekly sermon on Praise Be to Jesus TV; holiday rep Chris welcomes a new group to the island for an unforgettable week in Kicking off in Kavos; Manchester's toughest gang M21 reveal their hidden talents; DJ Sick Choonz provides a mixing masterclass; and the Gangster Headmaster delivers a motivational assembly as he introduces himself to a new school.

Broadcast details

Thursday 14th March 2013
BBC Three
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Simon Brodkin Lee Nelson
    Simon Brodkin Various
    Lewis Reeves Damo
    Duncan Duff Football Team Manager
    Mark Burdis Eddie
    Katie Males Chloe
    Lola Buckley Kicking Off In Kavos Voice Over (Voice)
    Georgie Ainslie (as Georgie Thompson) More Bent Than Ever Voice Over (Voice)
    Guest cast
    Tony Heirs Patient
    Hannah John-Kamen Girl in Street
    Nathan Caton Pool Player
    Writing team
    Simon Brodkin Writer
    Anil Gupta Writer (Additional Material)
    George Jeffrie Writer (Additional Material)
    Bert Tyler-Moore Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Rebecca Rycroft Director
    Cameron Banks Producer
    Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
    Rob Aslett Executive Producer
    Jon Thoday Executive Producer
    Chris Sussman Executive Producer
    Dan Nelson Editor
    Nigel Williams Editor
    James Dillon Production Designer
    Richard Cowie (as Wiley) Composer


    Duck a l'Orange with the Geordie Chef

    The Geordie Chef gives us a unique recipe for Duck a l'Orange.

    Featuring: Simon Brodkin.


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