People Just Do Nothing. Image shows from L to R: Decoy (Daniel Sylvester Woolford), Steves (Steve Stamp), Grindah (Allan Mustafa), Beats (Hugo Chegwin). Copyright: Roughcut Television
People Just Do Nothing

People Just Do Nothing

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two / BBC Three (Online) / BBC Three
  • 2012 - 2018
  • 28 episodes (5 series)

Mockumentary that follows the lives of people connected to the West London pirate radio station Kurupt FM. Stars Allan Mustafa, Hugo Chegwin, Asim Chaudhry, Steve Stamp, Daniel Sylvester Woolford and more.

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Series 3, Episode 2 - Record Deal

People Just Do Nothing. Image shows from L to R: Grindah (Allan Mustafa), Chabuddy G (Asim Chaudhry), Beats (Hugo Chegwin). Copyright: Roughcut Television
With Chabuddy G as their music mogul Manager, Kurupt FM attempt to get a record deal. In need of a pay rise to pay for the upcoming wedding, Miche needs to pass a hairdressing test and decides to enlist the help of Steves as her hair model. Beats attends an expectant parents course.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Wednesday 24th August 2016
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 31st August 2016 10:00pm BBC2
Monday 18th May 2020 11:15pm BBC1
Monday 18th May 2020 11:45pm BBC1 Scot
Tuesday 28th June 2022 11:00pm BBC3
Saturday 2nd July 2022 2:05am BBC3
Wednesday 22nd February 2023 12:45am BBC3
Wednesday 22nd February 2023 2:45am BBC3
Monday 18th December 2023 11:10pm BBC3
Tuesday 19th December 2023 3:40am BBC3
Wednesday 20th December 2023 3:15am BBC3

Cast & crew

Allan Mustafa (as Allan 'Seapa' Mustafa) Grindah
Hugo Chegwin Beats
Asim Chaudhry Chabuddy G
Steve Stamp Steves
Daniel Sylvester Woolford (as Dan Sylvester) Decoy
Lily Brazier Michelle
Ruth Bratt Roche
George Keywood Craig
Tiffany Stevenson (as Tiff Stevenson) Tanya
Marvin Jay Alvarez Fantasy
Guest cast
Cally Lawrence Jackie
Holli Dempsey Atlantic Receptionist
Jack Harding Darren (Lad on course)
Rupert Young Joshua (Atlantic A&R)
Sanchia McCormack Course Leader
Arthur Smith Record Shop Employee
Writing team
Steve Stamp Writer
Allan Mustafa (as Allan 'Seapa' Mustafa) Writer
Hugo Chegwin Writer (Additional Material)
Asim Chaudhry Writer (Additional Material)
Lily Brazier Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jack Clough Director
Jon Petrie Producer
Ash Atalla Executive Producer
Gareth Heal Editor
Martha Parker Production Designer
Hugo Chegwin Composer
Harry Craze Composer
Allan Mustafa (as Allan 'Seapa' Mustafa) Composer
Chris Sussman Commissioning Editor
Alex Moody Commissioning Editor


Beats And Roche go to NCT class

Ever wondered what baby girls like? According to Beats they love strawberries and botox. This video includes some scenes not shown on television.

Featuring: Hugo Chegwin (Beats), Ruth Bratt (Roche), George Keywood (Craig), Jack Harding (Darren) & Sanchia McCormack (Course Leader).

Meeting with XL Records

Kurupt FM's new manager, Chabuddy G, has arranged a meeting for them with a record label.

Featuring: Allan 'Seapa' Mustafa (Grindah), Hugo Chegwin (Beats) & Asim Chaudhry (Chabuddy G).

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