18 AUG 2022

BBC Studios confirms "Two Doors Down" sixth series and Christmas special

The Scottish sitcom is written by Simon Carlyle and Gregor Sharp and directed by Ben Gosling Fuller. 

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"Two Doors Down" will be returning to BBC Two and BBC iPlayer later this year with brand new episodes and a Christmas special. “We’re delighted to bring six series up for Two Doors Down, a show that continues to delight audiences with its miniature masterpieces of contained comedy," Seb Barwell, Commissioning Editor at the BBC said.

The popular Scottish sitcom is written by Simon Carlyle and Gregor Sharp and directed by Ben Gosling Fuller. Jacqueline Sinclair served as producer alongside Executive Producer, Steven Canny. Seb Barwell is the Commissioning Executive for the BBC. Series 6 is currently filming on location in the Glasgow area and at BBC Scotland’s Dumbarton Studios. Series 1 - 5 of Two Doors Down are available to watch now on BBC iPlayer.

Set in the fictional suburban street of Latimer Crescent, the title features Beth (Arabella Weir) and Eric’s (Alex Norton) in a peaceful suburban existence, continually punctured by the inappropriate behavior of their fellow residents, who are often rude about their hospitality and frequently outstay their welcome. Lifelong hypochondriac Christine (Elaine C Smith) never misses an opportunity to sponge a cuppa off Beth while undermining her at the same time; Colin (Jonathan Watson) needs his neighbours more than ever this series as his wife Cathy has left him and now lives abroad, but he can’t help oversharing personal details; and ever-positive Michelle (Joy McAvoy) continues to struggle with hapless Alan’s (Graeme Stevely) imperfections. It seems Beth and Eric’s only support comes in the form of loving son Ian (Jamie Quinn) and his wide-eyed fiancé Gordon (Kieran Hodgson). Siobhan Redmond will also join the cast as a new series regular.

“It’s such a pleasure and privilege to be back making Two Doors Down. It’s a phenomenal crew, a brilliantly funny cast and the beautifully crafted scripts are a constant source of surprise and delight sprinkled with cruelty," Steven Canny, Executive Producer for BBC Studios Comedy which makes the series in Scotland, said. "I’m really looking forward to the audience seeing the new ways we’ve found to torment poor Beth and Eric.”