|Written by||Seb Cardinal
|Directed by||Ben Taylor|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Executive producer(s)||Andy Harries|
|Running time||29 mins|
|Production company(s)||Left Bank Pictures|
|Original run||8 May 2012– present|
Recurring characters included The Office Flirt, a pair of Cockney cabbies, and a middle-class spoken word poet, alongside parodies of Banksy and 'scripted reality' programmes such as The Hills and Made in Chelsea.
Ensemble cast members for this series were Bridget Christie, James Puddephatt, Aisling Bea, Fiona Button, Lucinda Dryzek, Simon Coombs, Ayuk Marchant, Clare Warde, William Hartley and Terence Maynard.
Cardinal Burns was renewed by Channel 4 for a second series, to premiere in early 2014.
2013 Loaded LAFTA Awards, Cardinal Burns won for "Funniest TV Show."
2013 BAFTA Nomination for Best Comedy.
The series received generally positive reviews. The Guardian praised the characters and performances and called the show 'refreshing', The Independent on Sunday said the show was 'sharply written [and] nicely paced', and The Metro found it 'original and funny'. The Daily Mail, however, disliked the show and said 'half an hour of Chinese burns from an angry gorilla would’ve been less painful'.
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- Epstein, Robert (2012-05-13). "Prisoners of War, Sky Arts 1, Thursday, Episodes, BBC2, Friday Cardinal Burns, E4, Tuesday". The Independent on Sunday. Retrieved 03-06-2012.
- Watson, Keith (09-05-2012). "Cardinal Burns could save the British comedy duo". Metro. Retrieved 03-06-2012.
- Hyland, Ian (12-05-2012). "BBC Planet Earth Live by IAN HYLAND: Who wants to watch a Hamster in the jungle?". The Daily Mail. Retrieved 03-06-2012.