• New trailer for season 5 to launch the bank holiday weekend during all series catch-up festival.
• Cast celebrate as Brassic is nominated for National Television Award
• New Brassic short featuring Steve Evets, Michelle Keegan Tom Hanson and Archie Kelly.
Back for more, Sky introduces an entire weekend dedicated to its biggest original comedy, Brassic! This bank holiday fans can catch up on all four series of Brassic before the new fifth season debuts in September. During the Weekender fans will be given an eagerly anticipated look at Brassic 5, with the launch of its trailer and an exclusive behind-the-scenes short.
This morning, The National Television Awards have announced that Brassic has been shortlisted as a nomination for the prestigious Comedy award. The shortlist is now open to a public vote. Fans can vote for their favourite shows via nationaltvawards.com/vote. The award will be presented at the glittering ceremony taking place in London on 5 September with Brassic cast in attendance. This nomination follows, Brassic success at this year’s Royal Television Society Programme Awards where the series won the inaugural comedy-drama award.
As well as the series 5 trailer, an exclusive new behind the scenes Sky Zero short will be available on demand during the Weekender. This behind-the-scenes look features everyone’s favourite grouch, Farmer Jim (Steve Evets), core gang members Cardi (Tom Hanson) and Erin (Michelle Keegan), as well as Jim’s nemesis and neighbour Shirley Paslowski (Archie Kelly). The short sees Jim rattled by the presence of Sky Zero sustainability consultants who have taken to the set to ensure that Brassic is one of the greenest productions being made today.
Based on the ‘true-life’ misadventures of three-time BAFTA nominated lead actor and co-creator Joe Gilgun, the critically acclaimed Brassic has a signature blend of high comedy and emotional authenticity. Co-created by writer Danny Brocklehurst the series regular cast includes: Michelle Keegan, Dominic West, Tom Hanson, Aaron Heffernan, Ryan Sampson, Parth Thakerar, Bronagh Gallagher, Joanna Higson and Steve Evets. Fans can watch out for surprise new cast members and unexpected cameo appearances in Brassic season 5 this September.
The Brassic Weekender 26-28 August, enjoy every episode of the smash hit Sky Original comedy, before the return for series five in September. Vote for your favourite comedy for an NTA Award below.