6 x 30 mins
Set in the dark heart of Victorian London, Year of the Rabbit follows Detective Inspector Rabbit (BAFTA winner Matt Berry), a hardened booze-hound who’s seen it all, and his hapless new partner Strauss (Freddie Fox).
While investigating a murder, the ambitious daughter (Susan Wokoma) of the chief of police joins them, becoming London’s first female officer. Together, the trio must fight crime while rubbing shoulders with street gangs, crooked politicians and Bulgarian princes.
Directed by BAFTA-nominated Ben Taylor (Catastrophe) and written by Emmy and WGA Award-winners Andy Riley and Kevin Cecil (Veep), with additional material from Matt Berry.
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DI Rabbit: Matt Berry (Toast of London, The IT Crowd)
Strauss: Freddie Fox (Cucumber, Three Musketeers)
Mabel: Susan Wokoma (Chewing Gum, Crashing)
Lydia: Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard, Traitors)
Flora: Jill Halfpenny (Three Girls, Liar)
Princess Violetta: Sally Phillips (Veep, Bridget Jones)
Tanner: Paul Kaye (After Life, Game of Thrones)
Wisbech: Alun Armstrong (New Tricks, Penny Dreadful)
Gwen: Ann Mitchell (Call the Midwife, Widows)
Andy Riley, Kevin Cecil
Ben Taylor (Catastrophe)
Executive Producers: Ben Farrell, Matt Berry, Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley, Ben Taylor, Toby Stevens
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