British community ITV has ordered Altering Ends, an autobiographical scripted comedy primarily based on stand-up and presenter Alan Carr’s life.
Gavin & Stacey and Alan Partridge producer Child Cow Productions is making the six-part comedy, which Carr is co-writing with Simon Carlyle (Two Doorways Down). It’ll comply with Carr’s life in Northampton, England within the Nineteen Eighties, rising up because the son of a fourth division soccer supervisor.
Carr will star as himself within the current day, with Oliver Save (Belfast) taking up the function of a youthful Alan. Additional casting will comply with nearer to the present’s broadcast.
ITV mentioned the collection could be “informed with heat and wit” and could be extra “than only a journey down reminiscence lane, it’s a love letter to a time and a city the place issues weren’t at all times so inclusive.” Carr, who is thought for his speak present Alan Carr: Chatty Man and his stand-up comedy, has typically talked about rising up homosexual within the East Midlands, residing at house along with his former footballer father.
Carr and Carlyle are govt producers alongside and Simon Carlyle. The director is Dave Lambert. The Exec producers are Child Cow’s Sarah Monteith and Rupert Majendie and Danny Julian.
For Child Cow, the collection comes after it earlier this yr launch Channel 4 comedy-drama Chivalry and debuted co-founder Steve Coogan’s stay present Alan Partridge Dwell: Stratagem, which we revealed could be streaming on Prime Video in a number of worldwide territories.