Stars of sitcom and stand-up have signed up to a new ten-part comedy series, Common People, for Sky Atlantic.

The eleven minute long shorts are produced by Baby Cow Productions and are to air as part of the channel’s ‘Comedy Monday’ strand.

The series set in South London, featuring new comedy scenarios, linked by characters and locations. Signed up to appear in the show comedy names such as Rufus Jones, Katy Brand and Johnny Vegas (pictured).

Director of Sky Atlantic HD, Elaine Pyke says, “Comedy Monday’s is proving to be a big hit with Sky Atlantic customers and I’m delighted to add Common People to our incredible comedy slate. Common People is a key show that will further build the channel’s unique voice.”

Common People previously had the working title of Comedy Republic and will air shortly on Sky Atlantic.

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