Peep Show may be well and truly over, but the Mitchell and Webb partnership lives on.
The duo’s new show — a entertainingly awkward comedy called Back about a dysfunctional extended family — kicks off on Channel 4 on Wednesday night.
Mashable previewed the first two episodes and spoke to David Mitchell and Robert Webb at a roundtable event in London to get the lowdown.
What’s the show actually about?
Mitchell plays Stephen Nicholls, a mildly pathetic pub owner struggling to manage the family business in the aftermath of his dad’s death. Webb is his long-lost, smirking foster brother Andrew — a man who says he spent five months living with Stephen’s family as a child, and who now wants to return home to claim his own stake in the pub. Read more…