Greg Davies heads remake of German comedy

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Greg Davies Greg Davies is the writer and star of comedy, The Cleaner, from Studio Hamburg UK

The 6 x 30 is a remake of the award-winning, long-running German comedy series Der Tatortreiniger (Crime Scene Cleaner) created by Ingrid Lausund and produced by subsidies of the Studio Hamburg Production Group.


Davies plays Paul ‘Wicky’ Wickstead a state-certified cleaning technician with a very special field of work: as a crime scene cleaner he is responsible for the removal of any signs of death.

Vivien Muller-Rommel, managing director Studio Hamburg UK and executive producer of the show, said: “We are very excited to be partnering with the BBC, the Holy Grail of British comedy, on this show. Greg Davies has always been our top choice to portray our charmingly chatty protagonist, and we couldn’t be more delighted that he’s also writing the series.

"In times of a global pandemic, we all need more comedies. Fortunately, our protagonist already wears a mask by profession.”

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