Sirens. Image shows from L to R: Stuart Bayldon (Rhys Thomas), Rachid Mansaur (Kayvan Novak), Ashley Greenwick (Richard Madden). Copyright: Daybreak Pictures
Sirens

Sirens

  • TV comedy drama
  • Channel 4
  • 2011
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Channel 4 comedy drama set in Leeds which explores the world of three blokeish paramedics. Stars Kayvan Novak, Rhys Thomas, Richard Madden. Stars Rhys Thomas, Kayvan Novak, Richard Madden, Amy Beth Hayes, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith and more.

Sirens. Copyright: Daybreak Pictures

Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2011
Channels
Channel 4
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Creators
Brian Fillis and Brian Kellett
Stars
Rhys Thomas, Kayvan Novak, Richard Madden, Amy Beth Hayes, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Annie Hulley and Ben Batt
Writers
Brian Fillis, Tony Basgallop and Sarah Phelps
Directors
Victor Buhler, Damon Thomas and Amanda Boyle
Producers
Chris Clough, Hal Vogel and David Aukin
Companies

Sirens, inspired by a book called Blood, Sweat and Tea written by Tom Reynolds, is a Channel 4 comedy drama set in Leeds. It explores love, friendship and family from the jaded perspective of a team of paramedics: the people who mop up the mess that we apes leave behind.

To the outside world Stuart, Ashley and Rachid look like angels of mercy; to their colleagues, they're a trio of pedantic know-alls; and to the career alcoholics and late night revelers on the swarming streets of Leeds, they're nothing more than glorified taxi drivers with one drop-off point - Accident & Emergency.

Swept along by an endless tide of bodily fluids rarely their own, the trio bicker, fight and shag their way through the darkly funny maelstrom of their lives. Behind the uniforms, the sirens, and the incredibly fast driving, they are just three ordinary blokes trying to make it through yet another shift. But once they've finished saving other people's lives, will they be able to salvage their own?

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 27th June 2011 at 10pm on Channel 4
Last new broadcast
Monday 1st August 2011 at 10pm on Channel 4
Most recent repeats
  • Wednesday 9th October 2013 at 2:45am on E4 - Episode 6
  • Wednesday 2nd October 2013 at 2:20am on E4 - Episode 5
  • Tuesday 1st October 2013 at 2:35am on E4 - Episode 5

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