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 was created by Daisy May Cooper and Charles Cooper for the BBC  – This  Country

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About the Show

Summary of Plot

Comedy exploring the lives of young people in modern rural Britain, focusing on cousins Kerry and Kurtan and their lives in the Cotswolds.-IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

3 seasons

Characters:

 

Daisy May Cooper – Kerry Mucklowe

Charlie Cooper – Lee ‘Kurtan’ Mucklowe

Paul Chahidi – Reverend Francis Seaton

Trevor Cooper – Len Clifton

 

Trivia

  • Paul Cooper, who plays Kerry’s father Martin Mucklowe in the series, is Daisy May and Charlie Cooper’s real-life father
  • Daisy Cooper (Kerry Mucklowe) provides the voice of her off-screen mother.
  • Though Daisy May Cooper and Charlie Cooper play cousins in this series, they are, in fact, siblings in real life.
  • Kerry almost exclusively wears Swindon Town FC t-shirts.
  • In April 2018 BBC Three announced that it had commissioned a third series of the award-winning comedy and a one-off special. The special begins filming in Summer 2018 and is expected to air in Autumn 2018 and may be intended to resolve the ‘cliffhanger’ ending to the second series. Series 3 will begin filming in 2019 for broadcast later that year.
  • The dump gang isn’t actually a gang.

 

Clips

 

Dating In The Countryside

 

Slugs and His Cancer Bucket List

 

Big Mandy and Her Excellent Hearing