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What is Peep Show about?
Peep Show follows the depressing lives of the El Dude brothers, Mark and Jeremy, who were friends at university and haven’t done much with their lives since.
Jeremy is a disorganised, selfish but enthusiastic failed musician who lives rent-free in Mark’s flat. Mark initially appears more put together than Jeremy because he at least is financially secure and in employment, but the series reveals this to be an illusion as he tramples from disaster to disaster, often because he is simply too awkward to deal with his emotions head-on.
Who’s in the cast of the peep show?
Loan manager Mark Corrigan is played by David Mitchell, whilst unemployed musician Jeremy Osborne is played by Robert Webb. The comedy duo went on to other projects including That Mitchell and Webb Look, and their recently released series, Back.
Oscar winner Olivia Colman played Sophie Chapman, Mark’s love interest (of sorts), while Matt King played Super Hans, Jeremy’s drug addict friend and bandmate.
Mark’s work colleague Gerard was played by Horrible Histories star Jim Howick, and Dobby, a co-worker Mark took a liking to, was played by comedian Isy Suttie.
How many seasons of Peep Show are there?
Peep Show has nine seasons and a total of 54 episodes.
Who wrote Peep Show?
Peep Show was written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, with additional material from David Mitchell and Robert Webb.
When did Peep Show start?
The show’s first episode aired in September 2003.
Where is Peep Show set?
Peep Show is mostly set in Croydon, London, where main characters Mark and Jez share a flat.
Where was Peep Show filmed?
Mark and Jez’s block of flats was called Apollo House in the series, but the real building is called Zodiac Court and is in West Croydon. The flat’s owners allowed the first two seasons to be filmed in the flat there, but from season three onwards they refused, so a replica had to be constructed in Neasden.