Up North
Up North

Up North

  • TV sitcom
  • Sheffield Live TV / Essex TV
  • 2016 - 2020
  • 17 episodes (3 series)

Two neighbours in Yorkshire - one posh, the other common as muck - show how people live 'up north'. Stars Dean Sills, Kuljit Singh, Carley Motley, Bernie Clifton, Steve Pollard and more.

Press clippings

Dean Sills starts work Up North again

Dean Sills has started work on a new series of his TV creation.

Rotherham Advertiser, 2nd May 2019

Dearne writer's sitcom enjoys second series

Dean Sills said: "I am proud of where I live and people do love Up North because it shows it's not all bad news coming from the Dearne area where I live."

Rochelle Barrand, Doncaster Free Press, 2nd November 2017

New TV comedy show to be dedicated to Bobby Knutt

An episode of a new TV comedy show is to be dedicated to late Sheffield actor and comic Bobby Knutt who died before his scenes in the show could be filmed.

The Yorkshire Post, 16th October 2017

Bobby Knutt had been due to appear in Up North

Steve Call is dedicating the final episode of his latest TV show to British funnyman Bobby Knutt, who died before he could film the last scenes of Up North.

The Telegraph and Argus, 13th October 2017

Sitcom creator pays tribute to Bobby Knutt

Dean Sills says: "It came about because I am Facebook friends with Bobby and when he was filming Benidorm I just messaged him while he was still in Spain and asked him if he would like to be in Up North and he said he would love to."

Barnsley Chronicle, 9th October 2017

Bobby Knutt tribute from Up North actor Dean Sills

Dean Sills has paid tribute to Bobby Knutt after the comic died this week. Dean, from Bolton on Dearne, revealed that Benidorm star Bobby - who died suddenly on Monday while on holiday in France - had been scheduled to film with him for the new series of sitcom Up North over the next couple of weeks.

Rotherham Advertiser, 27th September 2017

TV show with a comedic take on life Up North is back

A sitcom filmed in Sheffield that aims to raise laughs with an offbeat take on local life has reached its second series. Up North has been penned by first-time writer Dean Sills, who also fills one of the lead roles in a tale of two neighbours and their outlandish exploits across the region.

Richard Blackledge, The Sheffield Star, 16th August 2017

'Up North' treat for Hull horror fans

The award winning show Up North comes to Hull Horror Fest this October with a screening of the 3rd episode from Series 1, called Halloween Up North and let us tell you, it's fucking hilarious! Bringing the show's amazing wit and charm coupled with actor Dean Sills's natural horror acting chops, you are in for a thrill of horrific proportions.

Cassandra Regan, The Cabin On The Net, 11th August 2017

Cinema premiere for actor Dean's DVD

Dean Sills has reached a major milestone with the release of his first DVD -- and is gearing up for a South Yorkshire cinema premiere.

Michael Upton, Rotherham Advertiser, 19th June 2017

Dean Sills on his return to HorrorConUK

Some of the zombies you see ambling around at HorrorConUK actually worked on this episode and they really helped bring the horror to the comedy short.

Dean Sills, HorrorCon, 7th May 2017

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