Entertainment08 November 2018
British-based actress and comedian Katherine Ryan will return to Netflix with a new scripted series and stand-up comedy special. Details on both titles are below.
- Katherine Ryan will write, EP and star in her debut scripted series The Duchess, following the powerful and problematic choices of a fashionably disruptive single mom living in London. Her daughter, Olive, is her greatest love so she debates a second child with her greatest enemy -- Olive’s dad. Can two wrongs make another right?
- Episodes: 6 x 30 minutes
- Executive Producers: Dave Becky & Josh Lieberman for 3Arts; and Murray Ferguson, Petra Fried, and Ed Macdonald for Clerkenwell Films (The End of the F***ing World)
- Katherine Ryan will bring her acclaimed, sold out 2018 UK tour show Glitter Room to Netflix for an hour-long stand-up comedy special after an unprecedented four week run at London’s Garrick Theatre in the West End.
- The special tapes on December 11 at The Belasco Theater in Los Angeles and launches globally in 2019.
- This is Ryan’s second Netflix stand-up special, following 2017’s Katherine Ryan: In Trouble.
- Production Companies: Irwin Entertainment, Inc.; 3Arts
- Executive Producers: Katherine Ryan, Kitty Laing, John Irwin, Dave Becky, Josh Lieberman
Katherine Ryan Bio
Katherine Ryan is an amazingly talented writer, performer and stand-up comedian who is dominating the television and live comedy scenes - both in the UK and abroad. She recently hosted an all-female version of Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and fronted the UK version of How’d You Get So Rich also on Channel 4. She hosted The Stand Up Show with Katherine Ryan for The Comedy Network in Canada which was filmed during the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and will be released later this year. She will star in Netflix's upcoming 10 part panel series The Fix with host Jimmy Carr and other regular panelist D.L Hughley. Katherine has judged three seasons of Comedy Central UK's Roast Battle, their highest rated series, and has co-hosted four successful series of Your Face or Mine with Jimmy Carr also for Comedy Central UK.
About Clerkenwell Films (The Duchess)
Clerkenwell Films is a multi-award winning film and television production company. Formed in 1998, Clerkenwell Films is firmly established as one of the leading scripted producers in the UK, creating high quality, popular television for both UK and international audiences. Among its credits are award-winning, critically acclaimed shows such as Misfits, Lovesick and The End of the F***ing World.
Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with 130 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
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