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Channel 4 UK TV Pilot (Penelope Princess of Pets)

Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2009 11:46 am
by Sherry
Kristen is filming a pilot for C4 and will be in the UK for 6 weeks soon shooting etc. The break in her tour schedule is when. Plus a gig while here.

Not sure where filming will be taking place, am thinking London and will hopefully try to get more info on when and where for you. Can't promise though.

I've turned up the following on it so far. But then I've not looked too hard :lol:

http://www.flicksnews.net/2009/01/krist ... elope.html

Or you can do your own digging and see if you find anything.

Re: C4 pilot (UK) being filmed

Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2009 12:54 pm
by yvettiefred
Whoa that Penelope Princess of Pets is totally on drugs heh

Re: C4 pilot (UK) being filmed

Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:45 am
by LauraK
OMG.

That was fabulous!
"Is there any more water in the canteen?"

"No, it's bone dry....."

tips canteen to show it's empty and water pours out...and out...as he stares in shock :lol:

I want to watch that show....Kristen is terrific. :)

Re: C4 pilot (UK) being filmed

Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2010 2:49 am
by Venus
RT @jayirichardson Kristen Schaal & @kurtbraunohler in Penelope Princess of Pets, April 19, Channel 4. (UK)

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:yay:

Re: C4 pilot (UK) being filmed

Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 11:06 pm
by Venus
Penelope Princess Of Pets
April 2, 2010
by Aggie


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Julian Barratt stars in a new one-off comedy special from the mind of Flight Of The Conchords star Kristen Schaal, at the end of the month for Channel 4.

Schaal has written the show, entitled Penelope Princess Of Pets, with her co-star Kurt Braunohler. In it, she plays the titular role of Penelope – a young lady with the ability to talk to animals. Together with her orphan friend Kyle (Braunohler) and her pet bird Ruby, she travels to England where she was only 3762 hours to save the world from the evil MP Thomas Stone (Barratt).

The show was filmed last year, with Mighty Boosh producer Spencer Millman in charge.

The show features Kristen Schaal (Flight of the Conchords), Kurt Braunohler and The Mighty Boosh’s own Julian Barratt. It will air as part of Channel 4’s Comedy Lab on April 26th.

As soon as we have an exact air-time, and any more details on the show, we’ll post them here for your peeling…

Editors note: thanks to “Star Shaped One” for this news story!

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This goes against the previous tweet of the show airing on April 19th. I guess we'll find out sooner or later!

There's also this previously released pic of Julian in Penelope Princess of Pets:

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Can't wait! :D

Re: C4 pilot (UK) being filmed

Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2010 8:06 am
by vmh
This is going to be so good! Barratt + Schaal = :roll2:

Re: C4 pilot (UK) being filmed

Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 10:11 pm
by rotunda
Anyone else wanting Ruby as a pet too? :lol:

I can't wait for this, looks like a lot of fun.

Re: C4 pilot (UK) being filmed

Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:52 pm
by Venus
Trailer! :D



And for anyone interested in watching the show in NYC:

Come to the premier party for the Penelope pilot in NYC on April 26th at Union Pool at 8pm and see the whole thing!

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Re: C4 pilot (UK) being filmed

Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:52 pm
by Venus
Just a reminder that Penelope Princess of Pets is on tonight (Weds 21st April) at 11.05pm on Channel 4. :)

Metro:

Sharon Lougher - 21st April, 2010
Flight Of The Conchords' Kristen Schaal features in today's TV highlights
Kristen Schaal (Mel from Flight Of The Conchords) stars in Penelope Princess of Pets, a one-off special for Comedy Lab.

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Comedy Lab: Penelope Princess of Pets C4, 11.05pm

Offbeat one-off special for Comedy Lab featuring Kristen Schaal (Mel from Flight Of The Conchords), her regular live performing partner Kurt Braunohler and The Mighty Boosh’s Julian Barratt about a female Dr Doolittle who only has 3,762 hours to save the world from the evil MP for Barking & Dagenham. Utterly silly – and featuring puppets.

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The Mirror:

Comedy Lab: Penelope Princess Of Pets - C4, 11.05pm
By Jane Simon 21/04/2010

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Fake pigeons dangling from wires, an alcoholic bird and a woman who can talk to animals.

These are the surreal ingredients of the return of C4’s Comedy Lab pilots tonight.

Coincidentally, there’s also a talking dog you could describe as a comedy lab – as in Labrador.

If you’re a fan of BBC4’s Flight Of The Conchords you’ll recognise US comedian Kristen Schaal, who stars as Penelope and wrote this with her pal and co-star Kurt Braunohler.

The Mighty Boosh’s Julian Barratt plays an MP who Penelope has just 3,762 days to assassinate. It’s funny, charming and daffy but will it make a series?

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Re: Channel 4 UK TV Pilot (Penelope Princess of Pets)

Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:00 pm
by LauraK
I got her link at MySpace the other day and while I'm excited for her and all of you who get to see it...I'm a teensy bit jealous. :worry:
I wanna see.

Come back and tell us how it was! :D

Re: Channel 4 UK TV Pilot (Penelope Princess of Pets)

Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:53 pm
by Panda..ness
i totally forgot till about 10 minutes ago & now im all excited. eeeeee its gonna be so good xD

Re: Channel 4 UK TV Pilot (Penelope Princess of Pets)

Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:28 am
by Venus
I watched it! It was quite surreal and silly but I enjoyed watching it! Kristen and Kurt are a great duo. Kristen even showcased her singing skills in a different way to how she sang in the FOTC episode. :lol: Boosh fans would have noticed that Farnaby was in it as well as Barratt so there was a cool Boosh/Conchords cross-over going on! I hope it does get commissioned into a series because it would be interesting to see how it all develops. :D

And chickenkarma's doll featured in the show! :D I took a couple of screencaps to show her:
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Re: Channel 4 UK TV Pilot (Penelope Princess of Pets)

Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:35 am
by LauraK
If I were chickenkarma, this is what I'd be doing: :thud:

That is so cool!! 8)

Have you never seen PPoP, Venus? Here's the first one on YouTube: the rest are on the side...:)
Thanks for the caps- and the review!! I hope I can see it somehow soon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmngNv5QigI

Re: Channel 4 UK TV Pilot (Penelope Princess of Pets)

Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:42 am
by Venus
Yes, I've seen the web series! It was a bit of while ago so I'll have to watch it again to refresh my memory. I just meant that it'd be great to see how it develops into a full TV series as well. It's up on Channel 4OD here but as far as I know, only UK residents can see it. I hope it gets uploaded for you all to see as well. :)

Re: Channel 4 UK TV Pilot (Penelope Princess of Pets)

Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:43 am
by Panda..ness
i LOVED it. it really did feel like my 2 favourite tv shows had crossed over ;D i loved farnaby in it xD & i went high pitched when chickenkarmas doll came on screen haha!

soooooooo good. All my mates loved it too :)