David Earl Begins Filming Film4 and BFI Comedy ‘Brian & Charles’ (Exclusive)

Filming has begun in North Wales locations on Film4 and British Film Institute-backed feature film “Brian & Charles,” cowritten by and starring David Earl (“After Life”).The project began life as an acclaimed 2017 short of the same name directed by Jim Archer (“The Young Offenders”).

Archer makes his feature directorial debut with “Brian & Charles.” The film is written by Earl and Chris Hayward (“Trollied”).

It is based on Earl’s comedic alter-ego Brian Gittins, and his unlikely friendship with Charles, a robot.After a particularly harsh winter, Brian (Earl) goes into a deep depression.

Completely alone and with no one to talk to, he does what any sane person would do when faced with such a melancholic situation: he builds a robot, Charles (Hayward), for company.

While things start off well, tensions begin to rise, particularly as Charles keeps eating Brian’s cabbages.The cast also includes Lynn Hunter (“The Personal History of David Copperfield

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