Channel 4 has unveiled a set of exclusive preview images for the forthcoming comedy series, Big Mood, brought to life by Fremantle’s Dancing Ledge Productions.
Crafted and penned by Camilla Whitehill, Big Mood presents a lively and audacious exploration of female camaraderie entangled with the complexities of a profound mental health condition. This six-part series is slated for release on Channel 4 in 2024.
Long-standing chums Maggie and Eddie, portrayed by Nicola Coughlan (known for Bridgerton and Derry Girls) and Lydia West (recognisable from It’s A Sin and Inside Man), have shared a decade of experiences, navigating life’s highs and lows, alongside various perplexing eyebrow trends.
However, as their futures loom and careers teeter on the edge, Maggie’s re-emerging bipolar disorder casts a shadow, prompting Eddie to question if this bond truly serves their best interests. This juncture marks a turning point for them both, surfacing fundamental queries – could an affair with a former History teacher hold the key to happiness?
Can a subterranean Rat Hotel serve as a viable alternative to pest control? As they bid farewell to their twenties, Maggie and Eddie confront the unknown, testing the resilience of their relationship.
Camilla Whitehill assumes the role of the writer for Big Mood. The directorial reins were in the capable hands of Rebecca Asher (known for Dead to Me and Brooklyn Nine Nine).
Lotte Beasley Mestriner (acclaimed for The Young Offenders) took on the executive production, with Georgie Fallon (noted for The Following Events are Based on a Pack of Lies) as the producer. Dancing Ledge Productions saw Laurence Bowen (credited for The Salisbury Poisonings and The Responder) and Chris Carey (known for Crossfire and Wedding Season) in the executive producer roles.
Overseeing casting was Lauren Evans (renowned for Sex Education). Fremantle will spearhead the global distribution efforts for the series. The Channel 4 commissioning was helmed by Laura Riseam, the Commissioning Editor.
Precise broadcast particulars will be disclosed in due course.