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David Walliams and Miranda Hart form new comedy production company

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David Walliams and Miranda Hart have united to form a new comedy production company.

The comedians are working together with television producer and the BBC's former creative head of comedy Jo Sargent to launch King Bert Productions.

David Walliams at The London Collections: Men

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David Walliams

Miranda Hart

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Miranda Hart


The company, with the support of BBC Worldwide, will focus on comedy-drama, audience sitcoms and comedy entertainment.

The second season of Big School, starring Walliams and Catherine Tate, and Boy in the Dress, an adaptation of Walliams's book, are currently in the works.

"I am thrilled to be working with two hugely talented people in Jo Sargent and Miranda Hart," said Walliams. "We want to develop our own personal projects, and use our expertise to find and nurture new talent."

Hart added: "I hope we become a company where new talent feel encouraged and supported to find their unique voice."

Sargent, who previously worked on French and Saunders, Absolutely Fabulous and Miranda, said: "It's a great time for comedy and entertainment right now and really exciting to be starting this new venture. Developing both established and fledgling writing and performing talent is also high on our agenda.

"I'm particularly keen that we work with broadcasters to provide platforms for the best British creative on and off-screen talent".

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