UKTV are pleased to welcome Sarah Parish (Trollied, W1A) to the cast of Gold's upcoming new sitcom The Cockfields. Parish replaces the previously announced Kim Cattrall, who is no longer available due to some unforeseen scheduling issues.
A new commission for Yellow Door Productions, The Cockfields also stars Joe Wilkinson, Diane Morgan, Sue Johnston, Bobby Ball and Nigel Havers. It is written by Joe Wilkinson and David Earl, and directed by Steve Bendelack. The Cockfields is currently in production and will air on Gold later this year.
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Dedicated to celebrating the best of British comedy, Gold is the nation's favourite comedy channel.
Much-loved comedy series Only Fools and Horses and The Royle Family sit comfortably alongside a whole host of heart-warming UKTV Originals from retrospective series Saluting Dad's Army, dinnerladies diaries and How The Young Ones Changed Comedy, to the feature length comedy capers Murder on the Blackpool Express and Death on the Tyne. Plus, all-new three part scripted series The Cockfields airing later this year.
Gold is exclusively remaking three lost episodes of the comedy classic Dad's Army, with 2019 marking fifty years since the episodes were first broadcast and last seen. Using the original scripts, which were written for the second series by Jimmy Perry and David Croft, Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes stars a stunning cast including Kevin R McNally as Captain Mainwaring, Robert Bathurst as Sergeant Wilson and Timothy West as mild-mannered Private Godfrey.
The perfect tonic to make you laugh whatever the time of day, Gold tickles with universally funny shows that everyone can enjoy.