Channel 4 will run a third series of Fresh Meat, the sitcom following the lives of a group of first year University students who house share in Manchester. Filming has not yet been started but it is expected to be shown in Autumn 2013.
Starring British Comedy Awards 2012 – King of Comedy Jack Whitehall and Inbetweeners star Joe Thomas. From Peep Show creators Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, Fresh Meat has had a successful first and second series, each consisting of eight 40 minute episodes. In 2011, the first series was nominated for three British Comedy Awards and won Best New Comedy. In 2012 the second series was nominated for ten awards including three BAFTAs, it won five including NMEs – Best TV Show, Royal Television Society Awards – Best Scripted Comedy and Loaded LAFTAs – Funniest TV Show.
Jack Whitehall – Jonathan ‘JP’
Joe Thomas – Kingsley
Kimberly Nixon – Josie
Zawe Ashton – Vod (Winner of the 2012 Creative Diversity Network Award – Best Breakthrough On-Screen Talent for her role)
Charlotte Richie – Melissa ‘Oregon’
Greg McHugh – Howard