What you may need to know:
1. Big Boyler Chris O’Dowd just won’t stop: there’s a new series of Moone Boy in the can, talk of an IT Crowd special AND this new BBC/HBO co-production.
2. It’s the first TV series created by Christopher Guest, the genius behind Waiting For Guffman (1996), Best In Show (2000) and A Mighty Wind (2003) – he’s also Nigel Tufnel from Spinal Tap (1984) and the six fingered villain from The Princess Bride (1987).
3. The cast includes Guest regulars Michael ‘David St. Hubbins’ McKean, Ed Begley Jr. and the mighty Fred Willard.
4. Now you know why O’Dowd has been rocking the beard – clean shaven, he looks about 12.
5. Broadsheet Prognosis: Tree hee hee.
Release Date: May