Doll & Em

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Doll & Em
Genre Comedy
Created by
Written by
Directed by Azazel Jacobs
Starring
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s) Alessandro Nivola
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) King Bee Productions
Broadcast
Original channel Sky Living
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run February 18, 2014 (2014-02-18) – present
External links
Official website

Doll & Em is a British episodic television comedy created by and starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells. A six-episode order was commissioned by Sky Living in 2013. The series was directed and co-written by Azazel Jacobs.[1] A 124-minute theatrical cut of the series was shown at the London Film Festival, premiering October 10, 2013.[2] Sky Living premiered Doll & Em on February 18, 2014. American cable network HBO acquired the series in September 2013, and premiered it on March 19, 2014.[3][1]

On October 16, 2014, Sky Living renewed the show for a second series.[4]

Cast[edit]

Plot[edit]

The show is about an actress named Em and her best friend Doll as they navigate their friendship once Em hires Doll to be her assistant. It also explores the characters' roles in the entertainment industry. Additionally, the plot concerns the making of Em's new movie.[7]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Episode 1"[8] Azazel Jacobs Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs February 18, 2014 (2014-02-18)
2 "Episode 2"[8] Azazel Jacobs Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs February 25, 2014 (2014-02-25)
3 "Episode 3"[8] Azazel Jacobs Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs March 4, 2014 (2014-03-04)
4 "Episode 4"[8] Azazel Jacobs Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs March 11, 2014 (2014-03-11)
5 "Episode 5"[8] Azazel Jacobs Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs March 18, 2014 (2014-03-18)
6 "Episode 6"[8] Azazel Jacobs Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs March 25, 2014 (2014-03-25)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Comedy Series Doll & Em, Starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, Debuts March19, Exclusively on HBO" (Press release). HBO. February 24, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ Felperin, Leslie (13 October 2013). "Doll & Em: London Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 19 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "HBO Acquires Sky Living’s Comedy Series Doll & Em". TVWise. 24 September 2013. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Critically acclaimed British comedy “Doll & Em” returns for second series". Sky. 15 October 2014. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Stanley, Alessandra. "Do Friends Let Friends Sign Their Paychecks?". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  6. ^ Cabin, Chris. "Doll & Em". Slant. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  7. ^ Lowry, Brian. "TV Review: 'Doll & Em'". Variety. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f "Schedule Results for "Doll & Em"". HBO. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 

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