Supernova. Paul Hamilton (Rob Brydon). Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd
Supernova

Supernova

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2005 - 2006
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Fish-out-of-water sitcom starring Rob Brydon as a British astronomer sent to work in a remote Australian observatory. Also features Hollie Andrew, Kat Stewart, Tim Draxl, Damion Hunter, Peter Kowitz and more.

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2005 - 2006
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
12 (2 series)
Stars
Rob Brydon, Hollie Andrew, Kat Stewart, Tim Draxl, Damion Hunter, Peter Kowitz, Kris McQuade and Morgan O'Neill
Writer
Harry Cripps
Directors
Matt Lipsey and Sandy Johnson
Producers
Tony Iffland, Mark Freeland, Sue Vertue, Beryl Vertue, David Maher, David Taylor and Brendan Dahill
Companies

A Rob Brydon sitcom centred around an unworldly British astronomer and his experiences when he is sent to work at an Australian observatory. The astronomer, Dr. Paul Hamilton is forced to adapt to the local customs and climate and his new eccentric colleagues.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Incidental music by Supersonic with title music by The Who.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 11th October 2005 at 10pm on BBC Two
Last new broadcast
Thursday 7th September 2006 at 9:30pm on BBC Two

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