New Chris Lilley series begins production

angry-boys2Production has commenced on the new series from the hilarious Australian writer and actor Chris Lilley.

The untitled series, which is a co-production between ABC in Australia and HBO in the US with BBC Three on board as well, is the first from Lilley since Angry Boys and follows We Can Be heroes and Summer Heights High.

ABC1 Channel Controller, Brendan Dahill, says: “Chris and the Princess Pictures team have consistently proved that they know how to deliver quality content. ABC1 is proud to once again bring a new Chris Lilley series to air in a new era of TV where audiences consume television in so many different ways, as was demonstrated by the outstanding success Angry Boys enjoyed across multiple platforms.”

Series creator and performer Chris Lilley says: “I’ve never been more excited about shooting a show. I really like this one. Can’t wait for fans to see it.”

Princess Pictures producer Laura Waters says: “It’s always a privilege to be able to make these special productions with Chris. Everyone working on the series is thrilled and excited about the vision we are about to bring to life.”

Zai Bennett, Controller, BBC Three, says: “BBC Three audiences absolutely love Chris’s comedies. Both Summer Heights High andAngry Boys were incredibly well received and we can’t wait to see what he has in store for us next.”

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