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Watch the exclusive premiere of new comedy show ‘The Vessel’

Posted at 8:00 pm, October 21, 2012 in TV
The Vessel

Sacha Baron Cohen, Edgar Wright and Christopher Nolan have all featured in London’s Raindance Film Festival, which suggests that it’s not a bad barometer of talent. Last year saw the introduction of a webseries pilot category. The winner, ‘The Vessel’ goes live tonight with the first episode premiered exclusively here on the Time Out blog from 8pm. Comedies about surrogacy have a pretty poor track record (‘Junior’, anyone?), but ‘The Vessel’ has a smart cast of up-and-comers plus stand-up Shazia Mirza to its credit. It also employs a neat gimmick: gay couple Rory and Mike have decided to ask their BFF Kim to have their baby, and the whole series is shown from Kim’s point of view, ‘Peep Show’-style. Nine more instalments follow – who knows, you could be watching the next Ali G…  Gabriel Tate

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