Wednesday, 9 June 2010


[20.18 - French Time] Scottish actress Ashley Jensen is back on the Beeb years after Extras. The Ugly Betty and Accidentally on purpose actress will star in a new BBC comedy called Accidental Farmer.

Jensen will play a successful London-based ad exec who is cheated by her boyfriend. To get revenge she abuses his credit card and buy, among other things, a run-down farm in Yorkshire. She decides to run it but must deal with some picturesque characters... and a piglet.

Accidental Farmer is exec produced by Jo Sargent and John Yorke for BBC Productions and produced by Ellen Taylor. It's written by Daisy Coulam, directed by Mandie Fletcher and a 60-minute pilot is currently in production for BBC One.

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