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Big Talk’s ‘Him & Her’ gets second series

It has been announced today that BBC have commisioned another series of its Three show ‘Him and Her’.

The show that stars Russel Tovey and Sarah Solemani, was BBC Three biggest ever sitcom launch, so it is hardly surprising to see it return to our screens.

Danny Cohen, Controller of BBC Three, says: ‘Him and Her was beautifully written and brilliantly performed. It went on to become BBC Three’s most successful ever sitcom launch. I’m delighted it’s coming back for a second series.’

Series 2 like the first series will be written by Steven Golaszewski.

Big talk’s chief executive Kenton Allen is set to produce the series, which will be filmed in 2011.


Him and Her breaks BBC Three’s ratings record

BBC Three’s newest comedy Him and Her starring Russell Tovey and Sarah Solemani made it’s debut on Monday night, the show brought in 567,000 viewers, breaking the channel’s record for a new sitcom’s launch.

Him and Her is produced by BigTalk Productions, which is home to Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and others. BigTalk have recently produced BBC 2 shitcom Rev and the new Micheal Cera film Scott Pilgrim Vs The World.

Him and Her, which sounds really boring, didnt move from the one set for the whole episode and only used 5 characters, the directing was very good and there were more laughs than I expected, some shit jokes too and the Solemani’s character is pretty irritating, but we’d say it was worth a watch.