Jack Whitehall heads sitcom and stand-up in Channel 4's autumn offerings
Andrew Mickel15 September 2011
Channel 4 has confirmed its autumn comedy offerings, with Jack Whitehall scoring a sitcom role and his own stand-up series.
Fresh Meat, the university sitcom created by Peep Show writers Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, stars Jack Whitehall and the Inbetweeners' Joe Thomas and will start up later this month.
Hit the Road Jack will see Whitehall touring the country in a six-part series to meet comedians and celebrities.
The Comic Strip team are being reunited in The Hunt for Tony Blair, a film noir pastiche that sees Stephen Mangan play the fugitive ex-prime minister.
Mark Watson and Micky Flanagan are team captains on the Mad Bad Ad Show, a look at global advertising with the help of industry insiders to decode what goes on in the ad breaks.
Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror, three standalone dramas on technology, will appear on the channel. The cast across the different episodes include Rory Kinnear, Lindsay Duncan, Julia Davis and Rupert Everett.
Facejacker returns, and this time Kayvan Novak will be taking his characters to America.
Rafe Spall sitcom Pete Versus Life, Alan Carr: Chatty Man, and the British Comedy Awards will also be returning to the channel.
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