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The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin First Look

Today, Apple TV+ unveiled a first look at its upcoming comedy-adventure series, The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin, starring Noel Fielding (The Mighty Boosh, The Great British Bake Off) in the titular role as the legendary British highwayman.

The six-episode Apple Original series will premiere globally on Friday, March 1, 2024, with the first two episodes followed by a new episode every Friday through March 29.

The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin First Look

In The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin, Dick Turpin (Fielding) sets out on a journey of wildly absurd escapades when he’s made the reluctant leader of a band of outlaws — and tasked with outwitting corrupt lawman and self-appointed thief-taker Jonathan Wilde (Hugh Bonneville).

In this irreverent retelling set in the 18th century, Turpin is the most famous but least likely of highway robbers, whose success is defined mostly by his charm, showmanship, and great hair.

The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin First Look

Together with his gang of lovable rogues, Turpin rides the highs and lows of his new endeavors, including a brush with celebrity, all whilst trying to escape the clutches of the thief-taker.

Starring alongside Fielding in the ensemble cast are Ellie White (The Windsors), Marc Wootton (High & Dry), Duayne Boachie (Blue Story), Bonneville (Downton Abbey), Tamsin Greig (Episodes), Asim Chaudhry (The Sandman), and Dolly Wells (The Outlaws).

The cast is rounded out by Joe Wilkinson (Sex Education), Mark Heap (Friday Night Dinner), Geoff McGivern (Free Rein), Michael Fielding (The Mighty Boosh), Samuel Leakey (Gretel & Hansel), and Kiri Flaherty.

Produced by Apple TV+ and Big Talk Studios, part of ITV Studios, The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin is created by Claire Downes, Ian Jarvis, and Stuart Lane, and written by Jon Brittain, Richard Naylor, Claire Downes, Ian Jarvis, and Stuart Lane, with Noel Fielding.

The series is executive produced by Kenton Allen, Big Talk Studios (multi-BAFTA Award-winning producer of Rev., The Outlaws, Friday Night Dinner), Noel Fielding, Victoria Grew, Big Talk Studios (Back, We Are Not Alone), and Ben Palmer.

Episodes one to three are directed by Palmer (BAFTA TV Award and Rose d’Or Award-winning The Inbetweeners, The Inbetweeners Movie), and episodes four to six are directed by George Kane (BAFTA TV Award-nominated Timewasters, Inside No. 9, Crashing).

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