Friday, December 4, 2015

Ayda Field joins cast of Fresh Meat Series 4

American actress Ayda Field joins the cast of Channel 4's award-winning student comedy series Fresh Meat for the fourth and final series, which will be broadcast on Channel 4 in early 2016.

The end of University life is drawing close for the residents of 28 Hartnell Avenue as the housemates face their finals and the prospect of Graduation. All except Josie (Kimberley Nixon), who faces her final year being alone without her friends!

The last series saw Oregon (Charlotte Ritchie) striving to become Student Union President, and her campaign was successful. Now planning her legacy she seeks the support of Support Officer Rosa, played by Ayda Field.

Rosa is a strong minded, no nonsense woman, and when Oregon’s ambitions and self-aggrandizing plans start to overshadow her responsibilities, tensions rise between the president and her aide! While Oregon and Rosa’s working relationship starts to deteriorate, Kingsley (Joe Thomas) is drawn to Rosa’s complicated, mature sophistication but how long before she sees beyond the apparently carefree student?

Ayda Field, who is married to British pop star Robbie Williams, has starred in a number of films and television programmes in the USA including Aaron Sorkin’s NBC series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and Fox sitcom Back to You.

Fresh Meat launched in 2011 and has won several awards including; a British Comedy Award for Best New Comedy Programme and RTS Awards for Best Writer (Comedy) and Best Scripted Comedy and a South Bank Sky Arts Award, amongst others.

Fresh Meat is written by Sam Bain, Jesse Armstrong, Tom Basden, Penelope Skinner, Jon Brown and Tony Roche, and produced by Objective Productions.

Filming took place in Manchester during spring 2015 and the series will be broadcast on Channel 4 in 2016.

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