'Hitmen': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about British comedy series on Peacock

The series is created by Joe Markham and Joe Parham, while Ollie Parsons serves as director


                            'Hitmen': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about British comedy series on Peacock
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'Hitmen' is a comedy series that originally premiered in the UK on Sky one in March 2020. The British series starring Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc is set to premiere its Season 1 on Peacock, chronicling the life of two best friends that decide to into the murder of hire business. Both leads are formed 'Great British Bake Off' hosts! Here is all we know of the series and its upcoming release.

Release date

'Hitmen' Season 1 releases on Thursday, August 6, 2020.

Plot

A detailed synopsis from IMDb reads, "Fran and Jamie are best friends and business partners - they just happen to kill people for a living. Having stumbled into a career in contract killing, the misfit duo are definitely not your typical killers for hire."

Cast

Mel Giedroyc as Jamie

Mel Giedroyc attends the British Academy Television Craft Awards at The Brewery on April 28, 2019, in London, England
(Getty Images/Eamonn M McCormack)

 

Giedroyc is known for her role as Trudi in 'Spies of Warsaw' (2013) and as a presenter on 'The Great British Baking Show' (2010-2016), 'Rock Horror Show Live' (2015) and Mist in 'Mist: Sheepdog Tales' (2007-2009). Her most recent roles include 'Comedy Bloopers' (2015), 'The Complete Walk: The Merry Wives of Windsor' (2016), 'Horrible Histories' (2017) and 'How To Build A Girl' (2019).

Sue Perkins as Fran

Sue Perkins attends the Save The Children: Centenary Gala at The Roundhouse on May 09, 2019, in London, England (Getty Images/Jeff Spicer)

 

Perkins is known for her role as an ice show director in 'Last Christmas' (2019), a presenter on 'The Great British Baking Show' (2010-2016) and Messenger Bird in 'Dinotopia' (2002-2003). Her most recent roles include 'Comic Relief: Mama Mia! Here We Go Yet Again' (2019), 'Apple & Onion' (2019) and 'Reasons to Be Cheerful With Matt Lucas' (2020). She is also a writer and her credits include 'Heading Out', 'Banana' (2015) and the most recent 'Urban Myths' (2020).

Other cast members include Asim Chaudhry as Charles, Tonya Cornelisse as Liz, Anthony Adjekum as a bouncer, Leo Bill as a DJ, Stephen Boxer as Mr K, Andrew Brooke as Nikhil, Sian Clifford as an accountant, Sienna Sayer as Beth, Sophia Di Martino as Annie Maddox, Alice Lowe as Kirsty, Katie Simons as Haley, Sheldon Frett as Colin, Kieran Hodgson as a radio DJ and many more.

Creators

The series is created by Joe Markham and Joe Parham, while Ollie Parsons serves as director. Siobhan Bachman, Morwenna Gordon and Myfanwy Moore serve as executive producers.

Trailer



 

 

Where to watch

Catch Season 1 of 'Hitmen' on Thursday, August 6, 2020, on Peacock.

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