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 6 - Valentimes

People Just Do Nothing. Michelle (Lily Brazier). Copyright: Roughcut Television
Miche wonders if there's any chance of her and Grindah getting back together.

Preview clips

Further details

It's a big day for Kurupt FM - people will be with their partners so there are potentially double the listeners.

However, duty calls for Beats when Roche goes into labour and Steves has plans with his Nan, leaving Grindah to run the station.

Meanwhile Miche wonders if there's any chance of her and Grindah getting back together.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 21st September 2016
Time
10am
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 28th September 2016 10:00pm BBC2
Wednesday 20th May 2020 11:15pm BBC1
Thursday 21st May 2020 12:10am BBC1 Wales
Tuesday 5th July 2022 11:40pm BBC3
Saturday 9th July 2022 3:30am BBC3
Tuesday 7th March 2023 11:50pm BBC3
Wednesday 8th March 2023 3:05am BBC3
Wednesday 3rd January 2024 12:45am BBC3

Cast & crew

Cast
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
Olivia Jasmine Edwards Angel
Tiffany Stevenson (as Tiff Stevenson) Tanya
Marvin Jay Alvarez Fantasy
Guest cast
Cally Lawrence Jackie
Petra Letang Tia
Richard Tate Peter
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

Videos

Chabuddy's micropenis story

While waiting out of the delivery room, Chabuddy tells Craig about his "friend" who was born with a micropenis and was mistaken for a girl.

Featuring: Asim Chaudhry (Chabuddy G) & George Keywood (Craig).

Grindah's Valentine's Day Set

Just from a numbers perspective, Valentine's Day is an important day for Kurupt FM. With couples listening in, you're effectively guaranteed to double your audience. But can Grindah and the crew get some ladies on the line?

Featuring: Allan 'Seapa' Mustafa (Grindah) & Marvin Jay Alvarez (Fantasy).

Press

How People Just Do Nothing made sitcoms funny again

In an age of bleak comedy that barely makes you snigger, one show has been keeping up the lost art of making people laugh - the hilarious, half-witted pirate radio mockumentary. Now, finally, the BBC are throwing their weight behind it.

Rachel Aroesti, The Guardian, 22nd September 2016

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