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Spaced’s Jessica Hynes To Write New Series For The BBC

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

spaced222Jessica Hynes (Spaced, Burke and Hare, Shaun of the Dead) will write three episodes of a new series called Up The Women.

The series will air in a prime time slot on the BBC. Hynes, the show’s creator, also co-created the popular sci-fi comedy series Spaced. Her voice was heard in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. She is a former member of the National Youth Theatre Company.

Hynes had another pilot called Lizzie and Sarah, which made its debut in 2010. On it, she co-starred with Nighty Night creator Julia Davis, who’s married to Julian Barratt of The Mighty Boosh, another popular comedy series. You should be able to find any of these shows on YouTube or iTunes.

Here’s Hynes in action in a memorable scene from Spaced:


Author: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

Robert J. Peterson is a writer and web developer living in Los Angeles. A Tennessee native, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He’s written for newspapers and websites all over the country, including the Marin Independent Journal, the Telluride Daily Planet,, Offscreen, and He co-hosts the podcasts Make It So and Hiram’s Lodge. He’s appeared as a pop-culture guru on the web talk shows Comics on Comics, The Fanbase Press Week In Review, Collider Heroes, ScreenJunkies TV Fights, and Fandom Planet. He’s the founder of California Coldblood Books.

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