BBC Three is set to air a comedy special commemorative fantasy series “Everybody Just Do Nothing.”
“Kurupting the Industry: The People Just Do Nothing Story” will follow the DJ and MC team behind the pirate radio station Kurupt FM. Starring Allan Mustafa, Asim Chaudhry, Hugo Chegwin and Steve Stamp, the first episode of the popular series aired in 2012 on BBC iPlayer and was followed by five hit seasons.
The special will also feature celebrity fans including BBC DJ Clara Amfo, “The Hobbit” star Martin Freeman, rapper Dizzee Rascal and singer Craig David.
A feature based on the show, “Everybody Just Doing Nothing: Big in Japan,” is set for a theatrical release on August 18.
“Kurupting the Industry: The People Just Do Nothing Story” produced by Roughcut TV for BBC Three. BBC comedy director Shane Allen and BBC Three host Fiona Campbell commissioned the special.
Ash Atalla is executive producer for Roughcut TV and Ben Caudell is BBC editor.
“With the movie ‘Big in Japan’ coming out, it’s been a great time to look back at our ‘People Just Do Nothing’ story,” Atalla said. “And who knows, maybe next year we will release a documentary about this documentary.”
“It’s the ultimate rich story,” Caudell said: “The journey the PJDN gang has taken from online amateurs to full-fledged professional movie idols is an incredible one and one Fascinating insight into how your own work can build into comedic superstardom. Packed with good clips and celebrity fans, it’s a thoroughly enjoyable ride – if you think documentaries are all about unsolved murders and tainted fish , think again, this is a document that you can really laugh at. “
https://variety.com/2021/tv/global/bbc-three-kurupting-the-industry-special-1235023491/ | BBC Three To Air ‘Kurupting the Industry’ Mockumentary Special