In conversation with comedian and actor Asim Chaudhry, Caryn Mandabach, the tour de force behind ground-breaking shows Roseanne, Nurse Jackie, Third Rock From the Sun and Peaky Blinders, discusses how to ensure you’ve made a hit series, and the differences between the US and UK TV industry.
Caryn Mandabach is a multi-award-winning television producer whose ground-breaking US hits include Nurse Jackie, Roseanne, Third Rock from the Sun and That 70s Show. Now residing in the UK, Caryn is the owner and Executive Producer of the BAFTA award winning series Peaky Blinders.
Asim Chaudhry is a British comedian and actor best known for playing Chabuddy G in the BBC mockumentary series People Just Do Nothing, which he co-created. For this role, he won a Royal Television Society Award and was nominated for two British Academy Television Awards.
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