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Michael Cumming: Director’s Commentary

In a professional career spanning 30 years, Michael Cumming has directed some of the most original, groundbreaking and hilarious comedy on TV. In this unique ‘show and tell’, Michael screens and discusses some of his favourite work including Brass Eye, Toast of London, The Mark Thomas Product, Snuff Box and The Mark Steel Lectures.

Pilot Light S2 saw the world premiere of his film Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes. Seventy shows later, it continues to sell out around the UK. In ‘Director’s Commentary’ Michael reveals many more secrets behind the making of Brass Eye, as well as his collaborations with comedy royalty – such as Matt Berry, Chris Morris, Stewart Lee, Peter Serafinowicz, Matt Lucas and David Walliams.

This is a must for anyone with a curiosity about how great comedy is made and an interest in stories and secrets from behind the scenes.