Staged. Image shows from L to R: David (David Tennant), Michael (Michael Sheen). Copyright: BBC / Simon Ridgeway.


BBC One sitcom about furloughed actors. 14 episodes (2 series), 2020 - 2021. Stars David Tennant, Michael Sheen, Simon Evans, Georgia Tennant and others.

Press Clippings

Staged script book set to be published

A book featuring the scripts of Staged, the comedy series starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen, is set to be published.

British Comedy Guide, 18th February 2021

Comedies nominated in Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

Friday Night Dinner, Inside No. 9, Staged, This Country and The Trip are up for Best Comedy in the 2021 Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.

British Comedy Guide, 18th February 2021

Staged series 2 review

Upstaged by 'the monologue woman' - Phoebe Waller-Bridge steals the show.

Michael Hogan, The Telegraph, 25th January 2021

Staged review

I don't know exactly when this second series of Staged was filmed, but you have to wonder how they could have known they would be nailing the nadir of frustration so many of us are feeling this exact week.

James Jackson, The Times, 20th January 2021

Staged review

It's going in circles... down the plughole.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 20th January 2021

Watch Mark Kermode find 1950s attitudes in 1950s films

The new series of Mark Kermode's Secrets Of Cinema began with an episode on British comedy films. As ever, Kermode was terrific at demonstrating how persistent certain characters and ideas in his chosen genre have proved to be.


One of the bright spots of the first lockdown was Staged, in which David Tennant and Michael Sheen played themselves communicating on Zoom.

James Walton, The Spectator, 16th January 2021

Staged: Zoom miniseries plays perfectly with the format

David Tennant and Michael Sheen squabble as exaggerated versions of themselves, capturing the chaos of life in lockdown.

Joel Golby, BBC, 16th January 2021 Awards 2020 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the Awards 2020. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 11th January 2021

Reviews: Scot Squad; Staged

One of the great unspoken romances is over. No more will Bobby the bam burst into the cop shop to blurt urgent nonsense. No more will Officer Karen listen patiently, fail to make a single note then send him on his way.

Aidan Smith, The Scotsman, 9th January 2021