Comedian, writer, actor and presenter London Hughes has set up his first stand-up specialty for Netflix, produced by Heartbeat Productions. Variety Learned exclusively.
An hour-long special entitled “London Hughes: To Catch AD * CK” airs on December 22nd. This introductory comedy special was first launched in the UK and is proud to be the first British black woman to be nominated. Edinburgh Comedy “Best Performance” Award. Now he owns it worldwide.
“I’m glad to be working with the legend Kevin Hart, and I’m so glad the world is watching this special,” Hughes said. “After the crazy year we’ve had, we can all do it with a good laugh and some good dick.”
In the special, Hughes reflects on how she is “amazing, successful, and attractive”. [is] Incredibly single, ”Netflix explained. To break down how it happened, Hughes used his site to “explore the complete mystery of why the world is desirable. [and] Brilliant but single women – certainly do not need a male, but will not mind the choice. “
“London Hughes is a generation of talent. Heartbeat is excited and privileged to produce its first global comedy feature with the world’s largest comedy platform,” said executive producer Brian Smiley.
“London Hughes: To Catch AD * C.K.
This is not Hughes’ only partnership with Streamer: It was announced last week that Hughes will co-host the upcoming 18-episode weekly comedy, “Netflix Afterbird” with fellow comedians David Spade and Fortune Feimster. The series is set to launch in 2021.
Hughes is best known for his portrayal of ITV2’s “Do Not Hate Play”, as well as the network’s “The Stand-Up Sketch Show”, BBC2’s “Mock the Week”, Amazon Prime Video’s “Flyback” and his own shows. The YouTube series, “No Filter.” In addition, he hosts Channel 5’s “Extreme Hair Wars” and has a dating podcast titled “London, Really,” which is available on Spotify.
Hart Beard unveiled Hart’s stand – up special “Zero F ** KS Given” on the street earlier this week.
Hughes is cut by Hughes, Curtis Brown, UDA and Giffren. Heart 3 Arts, cut by UDA and Shrek Rose Tabello Adams Berlin & Dunham.