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TOM MARSHALL HOOKS UP WITH HUNKYDORY.
29 May 2020

TV comedy director Tom Marshall has expanded the directorial options at HunkyDory with the addition of his name to their already impressive roster.

The Teeside University graduate cites Bo Selecta, Key & Peele, and 30 Rock as inspirations, and now boasts a run of successful sitcoms and sketch shows himself.

Channel 4’s Chewing Gum, for instance, won critical acclaim for its depiction of black women in London’s East End. As you can see from this nosy clip, Marshall and BAFTA-winner Michaela Coel go for broke and come up trumps.



Marshall is also a keen proponent of the sketch format, and is keen to explore its potential in the age of Instagram and TikTok. He found a kindred spirit in actor and producer Akemnji Ndifornyen, with BBC Three’s Famalam fuelled by their shared love of relevant, quick-fire comedy.



Such work caught the eye of Netflix, who recently gave him a stab at directing the likes of Steve Carell, John Malkovich, and Lisa Kudrow in Space Force. HunkyDory expect Marshall’s profile to grow even further, and they’re eager to help him develop in the commercial realm.



For more on what Tom Marshall can bring to your next project, ring HunkyDory's Ronae Rayson (ronae@hunkydoryfilms.co.uk) or Naomi Simpson (naomi@hunkydoryfilms.co.uk) on 020 7267 5000.

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