Comedy Clicks – This Week – White Gold

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 look at a comedy that the creator’s father was a double glazing salesman – White Gold 

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Trailer

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

The story of a double-glazing showroom in Essex in 1983, led by charismatic salesman Vincent who is smart, handsome and cocksure, He will happily break the rules if it guarantees a sale. – IMDb

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

2 Seasons

 

Characters:

Ed Westwick – Vincent Swan
Bobby Smalldridge – Robbie
James Buckley – Brian Fitzpatrick
Joe Thomas – Martin Lavender
Linzey Cocker – Sam Swan
Nigel Lindsay – Tony Walsh
Lauren O’Rourke – Carol

Trivia

  • Creator Damon Beesley’s father was a double glazing salesman.
  • Filming on the second series of the sitcom was halted in November 2017 after star Ed Westwick was accused of sexual assault by three women in the United States. The actor strongly denied the accusations and in July 2018 the Los Angeles District Attorney announced that it would not pursue the cases due to insufficient evidence. Filming on series two recommenced in November 2018 and the six-part series is expected to be ready to air on BBC Two in early 2019.
  • The window shop scenes were shot in Basildon, Essex.

 

Clips

Fitzpatrick’s Upgrade 

 

A Day At The Seaside

 

The Widow Maker 

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