Tuesday, March 17, 2009

BRAVE YOUNG MEN - UPDATES - 22 MARCH 2009 BBC3 11.15PM

A HUGE thanks to all at Baby Cow Productions for these amazing photos and information

BBC3

Sunday March 22nd – 11.15pm

Written by Tom Basden and Sam Leifer

OWEN and JAMIE, played by Marc Wootton and Tom Basden are a pair of nobodies who prevent global disasters with the help of a time-transient civil servant.

OWEN MALLOY, caretaker at the local school, is approached by a shadowy figure named MELVIN (Patrick Barlow) while locking up one day. MELVIN appoints him ‘Caretaker of the World, Brighton and Hove Division.’ But is this MELVIN really a civil servant from the future or just a mad tramp?

After some haggling over a scooter, JAMIE agrees to be OWEN’S sidekick and so their mission begins: This involves the confiscation of some homebrewed beer which, according to MELVIN, will become contaminated in 2013. Curiously MELVIN needs it brought to him in order to ‘process’ it.

A British spin on the U.S time travelling saga, Quantum Leap.

Directed by Sam Leifer, (Stuck, Where Are The Joneses,) Produced by Teddy Leifer, Executive Producers Henry Normal, Alison MacPhail and Simon Lupton (BBC). Brave Young Men is a Baby Cow Production (Gavin and Stacey, Nighty Night, The Mighty Boosh) for BBC 3

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