BBC4 announces air date for cult US show Parks and Recreation

The comedy mockumentary, starring Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones, will air in the UK on 6 March

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US mockumentary Parks and Recreation is to air on BBC4 on 6 March.

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The comedy, from Greg Daniels and Michael Shur, the makers of The Office: An American Workplace, follows the staff of a small government department as they try to make their city a better place.

Amy Poehler, who presented this year’s Golden Globes alongside Tina Fey, plays Leslie Knope, a perky official at the Parks and Recreation department of a fictional town in Indiana.

Rashida Jones (I Love You Man and The Social Network) also stars, alongside Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt and Jim O’Heir.

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Watch a trailer for Parks and Recreation: