Chickens is a British sitcom that was first broadcast on Channel 4 as a television pilot on 02 September 2011, as part of the channel’s Comedy Showcase season of comedy pilots.
It was then followed by a six-episode series that was commissioned on Sky One and broadcasting began on 22 August 2013 and ended on 26 September 2013.
The show is about three men who do not go off to fight in the First World War and consequently become social outcasts in their village.
A pretty girl called Penny asks Cecil to be her boyfriend, but the boys suspect she has an ulterior motive. Bert finds himself in need of alternative living arrangements after being thrown out of the cottage by George – but he appears to land on his feet when he settles into an extravagant abode that belongs to a serving soldier.
You can find a full index of Chickens here.
Production & Filming Details
- Director(s): Ben Palmer.
- Writer(s): Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, and Jonny Sweet.
- Release Date: 05 September 2013.
- Running time: 30 minutes (per episode, including adverts).
- Rating: 15.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.