Mr. Sloane

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Mr. Sloane
Genre Comedy
Written by
Directed by Robert B. Weide
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6
Production
Producer(s) Clelia Mountford
Production company(s)
Distributor BBC Worldwide
Release
Original network Sky Atlantic
Original release 23 May (2014-05-23) – 27 June 2014 (2014-06-27)
External links
Website

Mr. Sloane is a British comedy television series that was first broadcast on Sky Atlantic on 23 May 2014.[1] The six-part series was written by Robert B. Weide, Aschlin Ditta and Oliver Lansley and directed by Robert B. Weide. It is set in Watford in 1969.[2]

Overview[edit]

1969 in Watford, Hertfordshire, Jeremy Sloane, a depressed accountant, has lost his job and his wife, Janet. Sloane gets a part-time job, and at a hardware shop he meets a young, free-spirited American woman named Robin who may just help him get his life back on track.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Filming began in April 2013.[3] The series is a Big Talk Productions and Whyaduck Productions production with BBC Worldwide as the distributor.[4]

In October 2014, Sky announced the show would not be returning for a second series.[5]

International broadcast[edit]

The series premiered in Australia on 15 June 2015 on BBC First.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plunkett, John (22 March 2013). "Nick Frost to take title role in new Sky Atlantic comedy Mr Sloane". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Wilson, Benji (16 February 2014). "Mr Sloane: Sky Atlantic's new 60s set drama is about as far from Mad Men as you can get". Radio Times. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  3. ^ Jeffery, Morgan (22 March 2013). "Nick Frost to star in Sky Atlantic comedy 'Mr Sloane'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "BBC Worldwide welcomes a fantastic line up of TV talent to its biggest and best Showcase ever". BBC Worldwide. 10 February 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Sky won't be Trying Again". Chortle. 17 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Foxtel in June: 200+ new shows including Orange Is The New Black, True Detective, Suits, PLL, Wimbledon and more". The Green Room. Foxtel. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2015. 

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