Brassic

Brassic

Sky One / Calamity Films

 

In 2019 Damien will appear in Brassic, a brand new original comedy drama from Sky One.
He will play the character Dylan in a leading role, alongside Joe Gilgun and Michelle Keegan.

The comedy will have a ‘distinct northern flavour’ and is about ‘a group of
working-class friends finding unconventional ways to win at life in northern suburbia.’

Brassic is co-created by Joe Gilgun and Danny Brocklehurst and is directed by Daniel O’Hara and Jon Wright.

Production began in September 2018, filming completed in December, post-production completed 22 February 2019.

The series will comprise 6 x 60 minute episodes and will premiere in 2019 on Sky One and NOW TV in the UK & Ireland, with international distribution via ITV Studios Global Entertainment.

An exact air date is yet to be announced.

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Official Synopsis

Brassic, with its distinct northern flavour, is about a group of working-class friends finding unconventional ways to win at life in northern suburbia.

Vinnie (Gilgun), a Lancashire lad with bipolar disorder, and Dylan (Molony), his razor-smart best mate, are inseparable and utterly co-dependant. They’ve hardly spent a day apart since birth. But Dylan’s girlfriend Erin (Keegan) might just shake things up for good with her plans to leave town and start a new life for herself and her kid, Tyler.

Dylan is faced with the impossible decision between a fresh start with the love of his life or staying behind with his inseparable gang of mates that he can’t live without. This gang includes: Cardi (Tom Hanson), champion kebab eater and total liability; Ash (Aaron Heffernan), the son of a family of fighting Travellers whose fists can get them out of most kinds of trouble; Tommo (Ryan Sampson), the most sexually liberated man in Britain who doesn’t care what people think; and JJ (Parth Thakerar), a sharp entrepreneur who runs a garage (with a lucrative sideline in stolen cars).

These lads have dealt, scammed, bribed and conned their way through adolescence, but now, on the brink of adulthood, their dealing and stealing is catching up with them and a whole load of trouble is heading their way. Like a carefully stacked tower of cards, what happens if one of them is knocked down or, worse, removed from the pack entirely?

Veering between hilarious comedy and heartfelt emotion, Brassic is about irreplaceable, lifelong friends, loyalty and the things that come between them.

Cast & Creatives

Vinnie – Joe Gilgun

Erin – Michelle Keegan

Dylan – Damien Molony

Cardy – Tom Hanson

Ash – Aaron Heffernan

Tommo – Ryan Sampson

JJ – Parth Thakerar

Kath – Ruth Sheen

Tyler – Jude Riordan

Slater – John Weaver

Jake – Anthony Welsh

Russell Hardwicke – Steven Hartley

Mick Jennings – Darren Cahill

Specky Sid – Tony Nyland

Co-creators
Joe Gilgun, Danny Brocklehurst

Writer
Danny Brocklehurst

Directors
Daniel O’Hara (Block 1) Jon Wright (Block 2)

Series Producer
Juliet Charlesworth

Production Company
Calamity Films

Exec Producers
David Livingstone (Calamity Films), Jon Mountague (Sky), Joe Gilgun, Danny Brocklehurst

 
 

Brassic news and articles

2 March 2019: IFTN INTERVIEW: Damien Molony Talks ‘Brassic’ Craic, Series 2 & New Short Film Role

13 February 2019: ‘BRASSIC’ UPDATE! Damien Molony shares sex scene secrets at Sky Ireland launch

12 February 2019: PHOTOS! Damien Molony attends Sky Ireland 2019 launch, gives ‘down-low’ on BRASSIC (& autumn air date?)

28 January 2019: Damien Molony back on TV In 2019: ‘BRASSIC’ buzz & everything we know about the comedy so far!

7 December 2018: That’s A Wrap! Damien Molony Completes Filming On ‘Brassic’

29 August 2018: First-Look Photos: Damien Molony and Michelle Keegan Begin Filming ‘Brassic’

21 August 2018: NEW TV ROLE for Damien Molony in ‘Edgy’ Sky Original Comedy Drama ‘BRASSIC’