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White Gold (BBC-2 2017, Ed Westwick, Joe Thomas)

White Gold

White Gold is the story of a double-glazing showroom in Essex in 1983, led by charismatic salesman Vincent (Ed Westwick). Smart, handsome and cocksure, Vincent will happily break the rules if it guarantees a sale. It’s a story of dodgy shenanigans, scams and petty rivalries – alongside free-flowing drugs, cash and sex.

Ed Westwick says: “I am very excited to be stepping into the world of White Gold. It’s brilliantly crafted and very unique, a special piece. I’m sure a great road lies ahead and I couldn’t be in better company than with the BBC and Fudge Park.”

Shane Allen, Head of BBC Comedy Commissioning, says: “I’m delighted to be back in the ring with Damon as I absolutely adore his writing. These characters jump off the page and get you in a headlock. The story-telling combines raucous knockabout humour with a really powerful and emotionally engaging undertow.”

cast
Ed Westwick as Vincent
Joe Thomas as Lavender
James Buckley as Fitzpatrick
Lauren O’Rourke

key behind the scenes crew
Damon Beesley as Writer / Director
Caroline Leddy as Executive Producer
Iain Morris as Executive Producer
Simon Wilson as Executive Producer
Phil Gilbert as Producer

show type
Sitcom

broadcast from
Wednesday 24 May 2017 at 10.00pm
6×30 minute episodes

network and production companies
BBC Two – Fudge Park





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