Getting On (British TV series)

Getting On is a satirical British sitcom based on a geriatric ward in an NHS hospital. It is written by its core cast, Jo Brand, Vicki Pepperdine, and Joanna Scanlan. Series 1 and 2 were directed by Peter Capaldi, who also appears as Dr. Healy.[3] It first aired in July 2009, for three episodes.[4] The second series of six episodes aired in 2010, with the third series (also of six episodes) airing in late 2012.[5] Despite strong critical acclaim, the show was not recommissioned for a fourth series.[6] It was shot in the closed Plaistow Hospital.[7]

Getting On
Getting On title screenshot
Created by
Directed by
Ending theme"Roll River Roll" by Richard Hawley
Country of originUnited Kingdom
No. of series3
No. of episodes15 (list of episodes)
Running time30 minutes
Original networkBBC Four
Original release8 July 2009 (2009-07-08) 
21 November 2012 (2012-11-21)
RelatedGetting On (American TV series)
Going Forward

A U.S. version of Getting On began airing on HBO in November 2013 and concluded in December 2015.

A three-part spin-off series, Going Forward, was announced in March 2016 and began airing in May 2016 on BBC Four.[8]

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