Mount Pleasant (TV series)

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Mount Pleasant
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GenreComedy-drama
Created bySarah Hooper
Written by
  • Sarah Hooper (2011–13)
  • Mark Brotherhood (2012–17)
  • Amy Roberts (2014–17)
  • Loren McLaughlan (2014–17)
Directed by
  • Dewi Humphreys (2011–13)
  • Dominic Leclerc (2011)
  • Dermot Boyd (2012–17)
  • Ian Barnes (2012–17)
Composer(s)Jonathan Whitehead
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series6
No. of episodes53 (inc. 2 specials) (list of episodes)
Production
Producer(s)
  • Siobhan Rhodes (2011)
  • Howard Ella (2012–13)
  • Jane Wallbank (2013)
  • Brett Wilson (2013)
  • Serena Cullen (2014–17)
Editor(s)
  • Chris Wadsworth (2011–12)
  • Clive Barrett (2011)
  • Jim Hampton (2013–17)
Running time60 minutes (inc. adverts) 90 minutes (inc. adverts) (2017 Special)
Production company(s)Tiger Aspect Productions
DistributorEndemol UK
Release
Original network
Picture format16:9 (1080i HDTV)
Original release24 August 2011 (2011-08-24) – 30 June 2017
External links
Official website

Mount Pleasant is a British comedy-drama which first aired on Sky 1 on 24 August 2011.[1] The show moved to Sky Living in 2012, before moving back to Sky 1 in 2015. The show ended in a 90 minute special on 30 June 2017.

Premise[edit]

Set in Manchester, the show is about the day-to-day life of the main character Lisa, her husband, her dad, as well as neighbours and colleagues. Each episode is an hour long (including adverts) and takes place in various locations, including the cul-de-sac Lisa lives in, her workplace, local pub The Dog and Dart, and more.

Cast and characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
1824 August 2011 (2011-08-24)12 October 2011 (2011-10-12)
2922 August 2012 (2012-08-22)17 October 2012 (2012-10-17)
Special23 December 2012 (2012-12-23)
3811 September 2013 (2013-09-11)30 October 2013 (2013-10-30)
4816 September 2014 (2014-09-16)4 November 2014 (2014-11-04)
5811 September 2015 (2015-09-11)30 October 2015 (2015-10-30)
61030 August 2016 (2016-08-30)1 November 2016 (2016-11-01)
Special30 June 2017 (2017-06-30)

Production[edit]

The series is produced by Tiger Aspect Productions for Sky1. The series is filmed in Hale, Trafford,[3] Chorlton, Manchester, and at The Sharp Project studio in Newton Heath, Manchester. The first series was filmed throughout June 2011. As of 2016, the show has aired six series.

Home media release[edit]

The complete first series of Mount Pleasant was released on DVD on 3 September 2012.[4]

The complete second series of Mount Pleasant was released on DVD on 21 October 2013.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Production starts on new Sky comedy drama Mount Pleasant". British Comedy Guide. 2 March 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Mount Pleasant - Series 2 - Tiger Aspect". Tiger Aspect Productions. 21 August 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Former Coronation Street stars all smiles during filming of new comedy Mount Pleasant | Trafford News". menmedia.co.uk. 2011-03-21. Retrieved 2011-09-27.
  4. ^ "Mount Pleasant - Series 1 [DVD]". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Mount Pleasant - Season 2 [DVD]". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 23 October 2014.

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