Wannabe. Maxine (Lily Brazier)


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three
  • 2018
  • 4 episodes (1 series)

Sitcom about a former popstar turned failing music manager who decides to try and re-launch her singing career. Stars Lily Brazier, Nicholas Burns, Jim Howick, Amy Booth-Steel, Alexis Strum and more.

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Series 1, Episode 4 - Not Giving Up

Wannabe. Image shows from L to R: Mel (Amy Booth-Steel), Maxine (Lily Brazier), Sarah (Alexis Strum)
With the new Variety line up in place it's time to show Sweet Gyal what a real girl band looks like, and it doesn't often look like this. Are the locals down The Plough ready for Mum Pop? As Maxine gets ready for the performance of a life time, Neil has a mid-life crisis and Mikey tries to save his relationship with Sarah the Brass.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th March 2018
BBC Three
22 minutes, 52 seconds


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 4th May 2018 11:20pm BBC1

Cast & crew

Lily Brazier Maxine
Nicholas Burns Neil
Jim Howick Mikey
Amy Booth-Steel Mel
Alexis Strum Sarah
Savannah Steyn Chantal
Karla Simone Spence Amber
Imogen Gurney Kim
Frank Madigan Phoenix
Jack Madigan Enrique
Guest cast
Steve Brody Jim (Landlord)
Roxy Dunn Gemma
Writing team
Lily Brazier Writer
Ben Murray Writer
Steve Stamp Script Consultant
Production team
Ben Murray Director
Claire McCarthy Producer
Jack Newman Executive Producer
Lily Brazier Associate Producer
Ben Murray Associate Producer
Anne Patterson Line Producer
Jon Blow Editor
Oliver Hogan Production Designer
Sally Broome Casting Director
Natalie Willis Costume Designer
Andy Hollis Director of Photography
Lisa Kennedy Make-up Designer
Clive McCartney Composer
Gary Van Rampen Composer
Matt Bell 1st Assistant Director
Kate Daughton Commissioning Editor


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