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Mongrels. Image shows from L to R: Destiny, Nelson, Kali, Dan Tetsell, Vince. Copyright: BBC.

Mongrels

BBC Three sitcom. 19 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2010 - 2011. Stars Rufus Jones, Lucy Montgomery, Katy Brand, Paul Kaye, Tony Way, Ruth Bratt and Felix Dexter.

Mongrels

An adult puppet sitcom for BBC Three about a fox, a cat, a dog and a pigeon who hang out together in an inner-city yard

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2010 - 2011
Channel
BBC Three
Episodes
19   (1 pilot + 2 series)
Creator
Adam Miller
Starring
Rufus Jones, Lucy Montgomery, Katy Brand, Paul Kaye, Tony Way, Ruth Bratt and Felix Dexter
Writers
Jon Brown, Daniel Peak, Paul Doolan, Dan Tetsell, Danielle Ward and Henry White
Director
Adam Miller
Producer
Stephen McCrum

Mongrels is an puppet comedy featuring adult humour. It tells the tale of a group of urban animals who hang out together an inner-city backyard.

The sitcom follows the day-to-day lives, trials and tribulations of Nelson, a metrosexual fox; Destiny, a pretentious pedigree 'it-bitch'; Kali, a deeply cynical pigeon; Marion, an abandoned tom cat; and Vince, a streetwise geezer fox. They are kidults struggling with the everyday drama of life in the back-alleys of the urban jungle.

Mongrels is bold, mischievous, upbeat, surprising and colourful. It encompasses all human life, love and its contradictions - relationships, sex, aspirations, desperations and shattered dreams. The show also features cut-aways and flashbacks (a bit like Family Guy), musical songs and cameo appearances.

On the 18th of January 2012, it was announced that Mongrels would not return for a third series.

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