Ruby Speaking. Ruby (Jayde Adams)
Ruby Speaking

Ruby Speaking

  • TV sitcom
  • ITVX
  • 2023
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Comedy about a call centre worker, starring Jayde Adams. Also features Katherine Kelly, Sam Swainsbury, Joe Sims, Jamal Franklin, Nicky Goldie and more.

Press clippings

Jayde Adams calling for 'all Bristolians' to watch new ITV sitcom

Bristol-based sitcom Ruby Speaking gets its first airing on mainstream ITV on Tuesday.

Tristan Cork, The Bristol Post, 14th January 2024

Jayde Adams banned suspension bridge shots in Ruby Speaking

Jayde Adams says she banned overused shots of Clifton suspension bridge while filming her sitcom Ruby Speaking.

Harriet Robinson & Liz Beacon, BBC, 12th January 2024

I Talk Telly Awards 2023 nominations announced

Black Ops, Changing Ends, Dreaming Whilst Black, Extraordinary, Juice, The Power Of Parker, Ruby Speaking and Significant Other are amongst the nominees in the I Talk Telly Awards 2023. Voting is now open.

British Comedy Guide, 11th November 2023

Is comedy back in the ITV building?

ITV has a tricky relationship with sitcoms, doesn't it? 

Rhys Edwards, Chortle, 25th September 2023

Jayde Adams: 'I fill my bath with Epsom salts and turn myself into a mermaid'

The comedian on pork belly lunches, cocktails and smashing the karaoke.

Michael Hogan, The Observer, 25th June 2023

Ruby Speaking review

Ruby Speaking is built on gentleness, both of the characters and of the action, and it may be quite a big ask for a streaming show to hope audiences stick with the show and warm to its laid-back pace.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 22nd June 2023

Katherine Kelly interview

The actor speaks exclusively to about her new comedy Ruby Speaking and her extensive career to date.

Sam Moore, Radio Times, 22nd June 2023

My Bristol favourites: Jayde Adams

These are Jayde's top-five Bristol favourites...

Betty Woolerton, Bristol 24/7, 17th June 2023

Ruby Speaking review: A funny, warm and loving hug from south Bristol

It's set in a south Bristol call centre, features shots of its star dancing down Totterdown's stepped streets and features a really clever trick that will have you re-examining the way you talk to customer services people on the phone forever.

Tristan Cork, The Bristol Post, 24th May 2023

Jayde Adams TV show Ruby Speaking to reflect working class Bristol

The comedian said she wanted to show the area she grew up in - south Bristol - rather than just focusing on wealthier Clifton.

BBC, 22nd March 2023

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