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Coming Up is the Channel 4 talent scheme where new writers and directors have the opportunity to make an original film with a guaranteed network broadcast

About the Show

Coming Up is the Channel 4 talent scheme where new writers and directors have the opportunity to make an original film with a guaranteed network broadcast

Series 7 Summary

Channel 4's annual talent scheme returns. Russell Tovey, Ashley Walters, Lara Pulver, MyAnna Buring and Thomas Turgoose are among the actors starring in the strand that offers up-and-coming writers and directors the unique opportunity to showcase their work on national TV.

  • Coming Up: New Cross - Alice Sanders and Russell Tovey

    Episode 1 - New Cross

    A story of forbidden love unfolds when 27-year-old Carl meets Bailey, the girl of his dreams. Their relationship explores thwarted ambition, restlessness, and the desire to follow one's own path.

  • Coming Up: Ben and Lump

    Episode 2 - Ben and Lump

    Ben returns home for Christmas after his first term at university. Meanwhile, his best friend Lump can't find a job and his dad's insisting he should join the army.

  • Coming Up: Camouflage Ashley Watlers and Lara Pulver

    Episode 3 - Camouflage

    Annette teaches patients how to conceal their scars with make-up, but when Riza walks into her consulting room, she starts covering up more than just the scars from his past in Sierra Leone

  • Coming Up: Spoof or Die

    Episode 4 - Spoof or Die

    Nicky has just moved to Belfast from England. He meets Craig, who's obsessed by the city's bloody past. They play truant from school, but their friendship develops into something more worrying.

  • Coming Up: Postcode Lottery

    Episode 5 - Postcode Lottery

    When Jed learns that he can't get the treatment he needs for his terminal cancer, he takes matters into his own hands, with surprising results

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    Episode 6 - If We Dead Awaken

    An ex-KGB spy arrives in London seeking a second chance with a lost love, a ballerina who defected many years ago

  • Colour

    Episode 7 - Colour

    Eleven-year-old Holly's friendship with Congolese boy Andre gives her a reprieve from a difficult home life. But their happiness hangs in the balance when Holly's mum's mental health deteriorates...