'Orrible

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'Orrible
Genre Sitcom
Written by Johnny Vaughan
Ed Allen
Directed by Dominic Brigstocke
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 8
Production
Executive producer(s) Sophie Clarke-Jervoise
Geoffrey Perkins
Producer(s) Bradley Adams
Michael Jacob
Location(s) Acton, west London
Running time 30 minutes
Release
Original network BBC Two
Audio format Stereo
Original release 10 September (2001-09-10) – 29 October 2001 (2001-10-29)
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'Orrible is a British television sitcom produced by the BBC. Broadcast in 2001, it was written by and starred Johnny Vaughan. Vaughan stars as a cheeky chappy taxi-cab driver and wannabe small-time criminal in Acton (west London). Despite the BBC being confident and heavily promoting the series, it was panned by critics for the script and Vaughan's acting ability. It achieved very low viewing figures and ran for one series, and has never been repeated by the BBC. "Ultimately, it was shit" said Vaughan in a 2004 interview in The Stage. James Buckley made his acting debut playing Sean's son (and Paul's godson) in the sixth episode, Two Men and a Bastard.[1]

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