Comedy Clicks – This Week – Turn Up Charlie

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 for Netflix and is all about the world of Dj’ing – Turn Up Charlie 


About the Show


Summary of Plot

Charlie, a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor is given a final chance at success when he reluctantly becomes a nanny to his famous best friend’s problem-child daughter.- iMDB


Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 Seasons



Idris Elba – Charlie
Piper Perabo – Sara
Frankie Hervey – Gabrielle
Shaheen Ramdiane – Posh Parent
Nicki Vickery – Journalist



  • Idris Elba is a professional D.J in real life.
  • In episode 4, when Gabs and Charlie are waiting for him to go on stage, Charlie tells Gabs to stay in the dressing room and she says “why don’t you just chain me to a radiator and be done with it”. This is a reference to Elba’s other show, Luther, when he twice handcuffed one of his perps to a radiator to prevent him from escaping
  • Angela Griffin who plays Sara’s American Manager Astrid, is in fact British in real life.





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