Wannabe gets series run from BBC Three

Lily BrazierA new four-part comedy series has been commissioned by BBC Three following a successful pilot.

Wannabe is written by People Just Do Nothing actor Lily Brazier (pictured) and Ben Murray – the latter will also direct - and comes from Bullion Productions.  

Brazier stars as Maxine, once a member of a teen girl group and now a failing music manager. She is struggling to let go of her lifelong dream of fame and fortune, and decides to take one last stab at finding fame - as a performer of ‘Mum Pop’.

When the pilot was first announced in July as part of BBC Three’s Comedy Slices, Brazier said: “Wannabe has given me the opportunity to finally live out my childhood girlband dreams despite my lack of dancing and singing ability.

“I'm really excited for everyone to see the little world that we've created with such an amazing cast.”

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