BBC’s Daddy Issues Wraps Filming in Manchester

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The filming of BBC’s comedy series ‘Daddy Issues’ has wrapped in Manchester, England. Danielle Ward wrote the show, with Damon Beesley on board as the director. Aimee Lou Wood (‘Sex Education’) and David Morrissey (‘The Walking Dead’) headline the cast.

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Ward is a stand-up comedian and writer known for her work on the Sky One comedy dramas ‘Brassic’ and ‘In the Long Run,’ and the CBBC animated series ‘Danger Mouse.’ She has also worked on the comedy shows ‘Not Going Out,’ ‘Mongrels,’ and ‘Anna & Katy,’ and the miniseries ‘The Real History of Sex.’ As an actress, she stars in the 2014 horror thriller film ‘I Put My Heart Into This Film,’ and the 2015 short film ‘Stages.’

Beesley is a multiple BAFTA TV Award nominee recognized for his work on the coming-of-age series ‘The Inbetweeners’ and its 2011 movie adaptation of the same name. He also wrote and directed the sequel to the film which was released in 2014. Beesley’s other directorial credits include multiple episodes of the shows ‘White Gold’ and ‘The First Team.’

The series is produced by Ward along with Lynn Roberts, who earlier collaborated with Beesley on the miniseries ‘I Hate You.’ Roberts’ other production credits include the BBC series ‘Man Like Mobeen’ and the short films ‘Magic Circle’ and ‘Cheese Makes You Dream.’ She also served as a line producer on series like ‘You & Me,’ ‘Alma’s Not Normal,’ ‘Car Share,’ and ‘Hebburn.’

‘Daddy Issues’ marks the latest addition to the long list of shows ordered by BBC in recent times. The network ordered the comedy-drama series ‘We Might Regret This,’ starring Kyla Harris and Elena Saurel, and the drama series ‘The Rapture,’ starring Ruth Madeley. BBC is also coming up with a drama series titled ‘The Jetty,’ written by Cat Jones, and a detective series titled ‘Virdee,’ based on the ‘D. I. Harry Virdee’ book series by A. A. Dhand.

Manchester offers a variety of filming locations from bustling city streets to contemporary architecture. Hence, the city has hosted the production of several BBC shows over the years including ‘Peaky Blinders’ and ‘Porridge.’

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