Here we take a look at the official trailer, cast list (including The Elephant Man Mr Merrick) and air date details to the new TV comedy series Year of the Rabbit, that’ll be broadcast here in the UK on Channel 4 and in America on IFC.
Watch the full Channel 4 advert trailer:
When does Year of the Rabbit start on British television?
As announced in the above video, Channel 4 have now officially set the shows release date for Monday 10 June 2019 and will be broadcast over 6, 30-minute episodes.
Year of the Rabbit Cast List – TV Comedy
Character Name – Actor – Previous Work
Detective Inspector Rabbit – Matt Berry – Toast of London, The IT Crowd, What We Do in the Shadows
Lydia – Keeley Hawes – Bodyguard, The Durrells, Summer of Rockets
Mabel Wisbech – Susan Wokoma – Porters, Chewing Gum, Crazyhead
Mr Merrick (The Elephant Man) – David Dawson – The Last Kingdom, Ripper Street, Banished
Flora – Jill Halfpenny – Three Girls, In the Club, Humans
Wilbur Strauss – Freddie Fox – Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!, Cucumber
Princess Juliana of Bulgaria – Sally Phillips – Tourist Trap, Smack the Pony, Zapped
Chief Inspector Hugh Wisbech – Alun Armstrong – Frontier, Prime Suspect 1973, New Tricks
Tanner – Paul Kaye – After Life, Game of Thrones
Gwen – Ann Mitchell – EastEnders, Call the Midwife
Baz – David Arthur
Keith – Amer Chadha-Patel – Beecham House
Year of the Rabbit sees actor Matt Berry play the comedies title role of Detective Inspector Rabbit, a hardened boozy cop working in London during Victorian times. Rabbit’s aided and abetted in his investigations by his new partner Wilbur Strauss and Britain’s first female police officer, Mabel Wisbech, as they seek to bring justice to the streets of London’s East End.