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You, Me and the Apocalypse

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You, Me and the Apocalypse is a comedy drama about the last days of mankind. When the news is announced that a comet is on an unavoidable collision course with Earth, the most hilarious and unexpected chain of events imaginable is set in motion.

Against a backdrop of apocalyptic chaos, an eclectic group of seemingly unconnected characters around the world begin to intersect in the most unexpected ways, resulting in a nonstop mix of action, romance and wit. The story follows an unusual assortment of mismatched characters, each coping with the impending end of the world in his or her own bizarre way. Perhaps the most complex is Father Jude (Rob Lowe, ‘Parks and Recreation’), a rebellious and foul-mouthed priest who is tasked with being the ‘devil’s advocate’ with the aid of his new timid assistant, Sister Celine Leonti (Gaia Scodellaro, ‘Cugino e Cugino’). R

honda (Jenna Fischer, ‘The Office’), a mild-mannered librarian, finds herself dangerously out of her depth when she is sent to a maximum security prison for a crime she did not commit. She unwillingly befriends Leanne (Megan Mullally, ‘Will & Grace’), an unhinged white supremacist who takes a deeply reluctant Rhonda under her wing. Morally dubious, but intensely loyal, Leanne is a woman uniquely suited to surviving the end times and will prove herself to be exactly the sidekick Rhonda needs. Then there is Jamie (Mathew Baynton ‘Yonderland’), the humble bank manager from Slough who is hopelessly stuck in a rut and still in mourning over the mysterious disappearance of his wife seven years ago.

Spurred into action as a result of the impending apocalypse, he embarks on a perilous quest to find his loved one. There are 34 days until the comet collides with Earth and some of these misfits are destined to make it to a bunker deep beneath the English suburbs of Slough. As a result, they will become the incredibly unlikely, and totally unsuitable, future of mankind. Wouldn’t that be a disaster!

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production details
UK | Sky1 – NBC – Bigballs Films – Sky TV – Universal Television – Working Title Television | 10×42 minutes | 30 September – 2 December 2015

Andrew Conrad as Executive Producer
Cameron Roach as Executive Producer
Eric Fellner as Executive Producer
Iain Hollands as Creator and Executive Producer
JoAnn Alfano as Executive Producer
Juliette Howell as Executive Producer
Lizzie Gray as Executive Producer
Lynn Horsford as Executive Producer
Michael Engler as Executive Producer/Director of Pilot
Nick Pitt as Producer
Polly Buckle as Producer
Susie Liggat as Producer
Tim Bevan as Executive Producer

cast
Fabian McCallum as Spike
Gaia Scodellaro as Sister Celine Leonti
Kyle Soller as Scotty
Megan Mullally as Leanne
Rob Lowe as Father Jude
Divian Ladwa as Jamie’s Solicitor
Anastasia Hille
Paterson Joseph as General Arnold Gaines
Mathew Baynton as Jamie Winton / Ariel Conroy
Jenna Fischer as Rhonda McNeil
Joel Fry as Dave Bosley
Pauline Quirke as Pauline Winton

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