Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People to debut on BBC3 in March

The fictitious chav's new series will feature a host of colourful characters played by Simon Brodkin

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Lee Nelson is following up his Well Good Show with a brand new character comedy series on BBC3 called Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People.

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The show will relocate Nelson (real name Simon Brodkin) from the Well Good TV studio to his Bermondsey estate and feature a host of colourful characters inspired by everyday British people.

Viewers of the Well Funny People will get to know the likes of Gary, a reality TV star from The Only Way is Macclesfield, Glaswegian animal rights activist Chugger and a controversial African preacher named Daniel Doolay.

Well Funny People will teach viewers how to cook on a shoestring with Newcastle’s answer to Jamie Oliver in Geordie Kitchen, take them off to get smashed in the sunshine with club rep Chris and show them what happens when a Gangster Headmaster takes charge of a Hampshire primary school.

The show will also feature mixing master-classes from DJ Sick Choonz, unashamed bigotry from dodgy copper PC Haynes, a look at the life of professional footballer Jason Bent.

All of the new show’s characters will be played by comedian Brodkin, who created Lee Nelson in 2005. The happy-go-lucky South London chav has since fronted two series of his Well Good Show on BBC3 since 2009.

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Lee Nelson’s Well Funny People will air weekly from Thursday 14 March at 10:00pm on BBC3.