Twenty Twelve (2011-2012)

Status: Ended

Airdate: 2011-03-14

Runtime: 30 minutes

Genre(s): Comedy

Language(s): English

Description

Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. It was first broadcast on UK television station BBC Four in March 2011 to coincide with the 500 day countdown to the opening ceremony. Twenty Twelve gained mainly positive reviews from critics, and a four-part second series was announced on 15 April 2011, which began airing on 30 March 2012 on BBC Two. A further three episodes of series 2 began airing from 10 July 2012. The series' last episode was broadcast on 24 July 2012, three days before the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games.

Cast 12
Hugh Bonneville - Ian Fletcher
Olivia Colman - Sally Owen
Jessica Hynes - Siobhan Sharpe
Amelia Bullmore - Kay Hope
Karl Theobald - Graham Hitchens
Vincent Franklin - Nick Jowett
Morven Christie - Fi Healey
Samuel Barnett - Daniel Stroud
Alex Beckett - Barney Lumsden
Sara Pascoe - Coco Lomax
Joel Fry - Karl Marx
David Tennant - Narrator (Voice Only)
Production 3
Jon Plowman - Executive Producer
Paul Schlesinger - Producer
Catherine Gosling Fuller - Producer
Writing 1
John Morton - Writer
Network 1
BBC Four

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