UK: New Staged Preview Clip & Episode Listings Released By BBC

David Tennant and Michael Sheen feature in a short clip from the new series of Staged, coming to BBC One in January. In the clip, the actors discuss Michael being passed over for a major role. 

Apologies - the clip may not be viewable outside the UK at present.

Staged is the creation of writer/director Simon Evans who also stars alongside David and Michael. Also returning for the new series are Georgia Tennant, Anna Lundberg, Lucy Eaton and Nina Sosanya, with the promise of some surprise guest stars. Staged returns to BBC One from 9.45pm on Monday 4th January, with new episodes on Mondays and Tuesdays. The series will also be available via BBC iPlayer.

(Spoiler warning!) Series 2 episode synopses are below:

Episode 1: Saddle Up Sheen

Monday 4th January, 9.45pm

Michael and David are pained to discover that someone they respect is not a fan of their work. David’s plans to go to work and Michael’s plans to visit a friend abroad are both scuppered by last-minute travel rule changes, and some news regarding a work opportunity for the pair turns sour.

Episode 2: Long Time, No See

Tuesday 5th January, 9.45pm

After discovering the plan, David and Michael are dismayed to learn who will be carrying on without them. They are also upset to find out how well Simon is doing without them.

Episode 3: The Dirty Mochyns

Monday 11th January, 9.45pm

David and Michael spot an opportunity to sabotage the show. David is deflated to discover how people feel about him, while Michael is overjoyed to discover how people feel about him. Anna and Georgia consider their options.

Episode 4: Woofty Doofty, David

Tuesday 12th January, 9.45pm

There is fallout from how David and Michael have behaved. They try to establish who has more value. Georgia, Anna and Lucy discuss a charity evening that they are due to perform at.

Episode 5: The Warthog And The Mongoose Part 1

Monday 18th January, 9.45pm

The boys are butting heads, not helped by having to read with various new potential cast members. They are increasingly annoyed at each new interaction while Simon tries to keep the ship steady and Georgia marshals her charity team.

Episode 6: The Warthog And The Mongoose Part 2

Tuesday 19th January, 9.45pm

The project is in danger. Simon tries to get David and Michael to work together, but it ultimately falls to a final pair of potential cast members to offer a new perspective.

Episode 7: The Loo Recluse

Monday 25th January, 9.45pm

David and Michael discover that the studio has now cast two actors. When they discover who has been cast both men are upset as they each have a history with the actor taking their place, one known and one unknown.

Episode 8: Until They Get Home

Tuesday 26th January, 9.45pm

Accepting their fate David and Michael prepare to finally leave their homes. David is finally due to go back to work, Michael thinks he finally has a route to New York. The girls perform their charity sketch.