Channel 4 unveils new comedy series, "Big Mood", produced by Fremantle

The cast members contributing to the six-part series, produced by Fremantle’s Dancing Ledge Productions, were also revealed.

26 APR 2023

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Channel 4 has shared a first-look image on the new comedy series, "Big Mood," produced by Fremantle’s Dancing Ledge Productions. "Big Mood" is written by Camilla Whitehill. It is being directed by Rebecca Asher, executive produced by Lotte Beasley Mestriner and produced by Georgie Fallon. Laurence Bowen and Chris Carey executive produce for Dancing Ledge Productions. The casting director is Lauren Evans. Fremantle will handle global distribution for the series. The working title was commissioned for Channel 4 by Commissioning Editor, Laura Riseam.

The full cast list starring alongside Coughlan and West in the six-part series has also been announced, including Niamh Cusack, Eamon Farren, Luke Fetherston, Kate Fleetwood, Rob Gilbert, Rebecca Lowman, Sally Phillips,  Ukweli Roach and Amalia Vitale. Other members of the cast include Olu Adaeze, Max Bennett, Skylar Betteridge, David Bedella, Tim Downie, Ron Donachie, Sarah Durham, Lara Grace Ilori, Neil Edmond, Amy Gledhill, content creator Maddie Grace Jepson, Tom Rhys Harries, Layla-Belle Matthews, Simon Meacock, David Mumeni, David Newman, Freya Parker, Shuna Snow, Sid Sagar, Stephen Sobal, Lottie Tolhurst, Isobel Thom, Robin Weaver. The show will also feature a special guest appearance from Joanna Page, who will be playing herself.

"Big Mood" is set to explore the nuances of female friendship when threatened by the complexities of serious mental illness. A series of chaotic events put Maggie and Eddie’s  decade-long friendship to the test. With the pair at a pivotal point in their lives, and Maggie’s bipolar disorder making an unwelcome return, Eddie begins to question whether this friendship is really in their best interests.