Diane Morgan

Christmas Specials for Mandy and Two Doors Down

What is the true essence of Christmas? Is it the glimmer in a schoolboy’s expectant eye as he opens his pillowcase on Christmas morning and tucks into a delicious walnut and a bruised tangerine? Is it the wide smile on a publican’s face as he welcomes merry revellers with a vat of warm mulled wine he’s made in a sort of electric keg he normally puts oxtail soup in? Is it the haunting harmony of a choir respecting the current Covid protocols?


Classic Interview: Diane Morgan, Star of Cunk On Britain, Mandy, Motherland

Cunk on Britain is currently being repeated on BBC Two on Tuesday nights at 10pm so this interview with its star Diane Morgan, which ran in the Evening Standard here when it first went out in 2018 might be worth another read..


Diane Morgan’s Mandy Gets Second Series – Guests And First Image Here

Mandy  returns to BBC Two and BBC iPlayer with filming already underway on the second series. Originally starting life as a comedy short on BBC iPlayer in 2019, Mandy stars Diane Morgan (Motherland, Cunk On Britain, After Life) in the title role. As well as appearing as the lead character, Diane writes and directs the series. 


News: New Comedy Pilot For Diane Morgan

BBC Two is to make a new comedy pilot starring Diane Morgan. Lethal will be the latest comedy pilot for the channel, which will air as part of the New on Two strand in 2021.


TV Review: Mandy, BBC Two

Diane Morgan’s new comedy Mandy is an interesting one. It’s a sitcom, but only 15 minutes long rather than the usual half hour, so the BBC is showing two episodes back to back. Yet 15 minutes feels just about right. There’s a cartoonish quality to Morgan's working class chancer with the biggest, wonkiest lips in TV and any longer might just be too ridiculous.


News: Hubby Mandys – Shaun Ryder To Play Diane Morgan's Ex-Husband In New Sitcom

Shaun Ryder, best known as lead singer in Happy Mondays, is set to play the ex-husband of Diane Morgan's character in her new BBC sitcom Mandy.


News: Casting Announced for New Diane Morgan Comedy Mandy

The cast has been announced for Mandy, a brand new comedy series written, directed and starring Diane Morgan (Cunk on Britain, Motherland, After Life).

Following a successful one-off, the cast for the six-part series features guest stars including Tom Basden (Plebs, After Life), David Bradley  (Game of Thrones), Natalie Cassidy (EastEnders), Sean Lock (15 Storeys High, 8 Out Of 10 Cats), and Maxine Peake (Peterloo, Anne, The Bisexual).


News: ReincarNathan Returns With Guests Romesh Ranganathan, James Acaster, Sally Phillips

Life after death comedy ReincarNathan returns to Radio 4 on BBC Sounds, Thursday 9 July at 18:30, welcoming back Daniel Rigby and Diane Morgan, joined by Daniel Lawrence Taylor, Sally Phillips, Romesh Ranganathan, James Acaster and a host of special guest stars.

News: Diane Morgan Comedy Mandy To Get Full BBC Series

Filming has started on Mandy, a brand new comedy series from Diane Morgan, made by BBC Studios.

Mandy debuted as a one-off Comedy Short on BBC iPlayer in 2019. It stars Diane Morgan (Cunk On Britain, Motherland, After Life) in the title role. As well as appearing as the lead character, Diane writes and directs the series - the original Comedy Short was her first foray behind the camera.


News: New Comedy Shorts Launched By BBC

Four brand new Comedy Shorts have been announced by BBC Comedy Commissioning, promising an eclectic mix of comedy genres, tastes and styles.

This year’s Comedy Shorts are titled: Brain in Gear, Lazy Susan, Mandy and Sorry. 



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