Murder in Successville
Welcome to the town where the famous are infamous Successville is a fictional town populated by celebrities, but celebrities not quite like the ones you’re used to. Imagine a world where Mary Berry runs the local strip club (‘Soggy Bottoms’) Gordon Ramsay is the Chief of Police, and Miley Cyrus runs the old people’s home. Each week Successville’s unique and lovable detective, D.I Sleet, enlists the help of a genuine celebrity sidekick to solve the latest high profile murder. Genre-busting format; part scripted comedy, part improvisation, each show is shot over just 24 hours, resulting in a totally immersive experience.
Murder In Successville took home the Best Entertainment Programme award and Spencer Jones’s Christmas from Cave Bear and Tiger Aspect won Best Scripted Online Programme at the 2016 Broadcast Digital Awards in London Wednesday, June 29.
The coveted awards recognise the UK’s very best digital channels and programmes, as well as second screen content, multiplatform projects and original content produced online.
The first 3 series initially broadcast on BBC3 in 2015. The increase in ratings series to series has been huge up 380% resulting in the showing being moved to BBC1 Second most watched programme in the 22:00-22:30 slot, according to overnights.