Neil Morrissey

Comfort Classic: Men Behaving Badly

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All sitcoms have something to say about the eras they are made in, but few sum up an era so definitively as Men Behaving Badly, the no-­holds-barred slice of 1990s lad culture created and written by Simon Nye. 

Today, looking at this raucous tale of two best mates making complete, often drunken, idiots of themselves, it is tempting to dismiss Gary and Tony, played by Martin Clunes and Neil Morrissey, respectively, as disgustingly sexist bores short on social graces and big on schoolboy humour. 

BBC announces cast for fourth series of The Syndicate

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Neil Morrissey (Unforgotten) will star alongside Emily Head (The Inbetweeners), Taj Atwal (Line of Duty), Katherine Rose Morley (Thirteen) and Kieran Urquhart (Vera).

British YouTuber Joe Sugg will make his TV acting debut in the series alongside fellow castmates Liberty Hobbs (Grey’s Anatomy) and Mark Benton (Shakespeare & Hathaway).