Iain Stirling sitcom to launch on ITV2 next month

The series is scheduled for an early August air date.

The Scottish comedian, best known as the voice of ITV2’s smash hit reality show Love Island, has teamed up with writer Steve Bugeja to bring to screens Buffering.

The six-part sitcom will launch at 10pm on Thursday 5 August with a double bill before being made available in its entirety on ITV Hub for viewers wanting to binge the whole lot.

ITV note of the comedy that it follows Iain (Stirling), a children’s television presenter with an aversion to kids and in an up and down relationship (mainly down) with TV producer Olivia (Elena Saurel).

Iain’s housemates Rosie (Jessie Cave), Greg (Paul G Raymond,) Ashley (Rosa Robson) and Thalia (Janine Harouni) alongside Ashley’s old flame Robbie (Sean Sagar), are all navigating that age where they’re too old for nightclubs but too poor for mortgages.

Part of a generation who are told they must live the perfect life, these friends discover it’s not only ok but healthy to fail, over and over again.

Special guest stars include Lolly Adefope, Vicky Pattison, Michael Spicer, Joel Dommett, Sam Womack, Alistair Green, Nigel Ng and Phil Fletcher will feature.

Buffering, ITV2 from August 5th.

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