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
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 12
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s) Alessandro Nivola
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) King Bee Productions
Release
Original network Sky Living
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release February 18, 2014 (2014-02-18) – July 8, 2015 (2015-07-08)
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 10 October 2013.[2] Sky Living premiered Doll & Em on 18 February 2014. American cable network HBO acquired the series in September 2013, and premiered it on 19 March 2014.[1][3]

On 16 October 2014, Sky Living renewed the show for a second series.[4] The second series started broadcasting on 3 June 2015 on Sky Atlantic in the UK.

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]

Series 1 (2014)[edit]

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

Series 2 (2015)[edit]

No. in
series
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Episode 7" Azazel Jacobs Story by : Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs
Teleplay by : Emily Mortimer & Dolly Wells
3 June 2015 (2015-06-03)
2 "Episode 8" Azazel Jacobs Story by : Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs
Teleplay by : Emily Mortimer & Dolly Wells
10 June 2015 (2015-06-10)
3 "Episode 9" Azazel Jacobs Story by : Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs
Teleplay by : Emily Mortimer & Dolly Wells
17 June 2015 (2015-06-17)
4 "Episode 10" Azazel Jacobs Story by : Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs
Teleplay by : Emily Mortimer & Dolly Wells
24 June 2015 (2015-06-24)
5 "Episode 11" Azazel Jacobs Story by : Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs
Teleplay by : Emily Mortimer & Dolly Wells
1 July 2015 (2015-07-01)
6 "Episode 12" Azazel Jacobs Story by : Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells & Azazel Jacobs
Teleplay by : Emily Mortimer & Dolly Wells
8 July 2015 (2015-07-08)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Comedy Series Doll & Em, Starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, Debuts March19, Exclusively on HBO" (PDF) (Press release). HBO. 24 February 2014. Retrieved 24 February 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. 

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