Black Books concerns the musings, doings and time frittering techniques of raddled proprietor (Dylan Moran), his shy, multi-challenged assistant Manny Bianco (Bill Bailey) and their underachieving friend, Fran (Tamsin Greig). This dubious trio form a family of sorts to protect each other form the realities of modern London, but nothing can protect them from each other.
Broadcaster: Channel 4
Episodes: 6 x 30′ [S1], 6 x 30′ [S2], 6 x 30′ [S3]
Writers: Dylan Moran, Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley, Graham Linehan
Directors: Martin Dennis
Producer: Nira Park
Cast: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig