Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that came to an end after only two seasons on Channel 4 – Chewing Gum

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Trailer

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

The life of Tracey and the mishaps of her neighbourhood, friends and family. Oh, and obvs her boyfriend! – IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

2 seasons

Characters:

Michaela Coal – Tracey

Danielle Walters – Candice

Robert Lonsdale – Connor

Shola Adewusi – Joy

Susan Wokoma – Cynthia

Maggie Steed – Esther

 

Trivia

  • The sitcom has come to an end after two series after creator and star Michaela Coel announced that she did not want to make any more episodes of the award-winning show. Coel told executives at Channel 4 Television that she felt she had reached a creative peak at the end of the last series.
  • Danielle Walters was actually pregnant during Season two. This fact was hidden using baggie hoodies and set pieces to hide her belly.

 

Clips

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