KITTY FLANAGAN IS FISK
Writer, co-director and star Kitty Flanagan brings her singular voice to an hilarious new comedy that affectionately channels the quirks of office life.
One of the network’s highest rating shows for the year, Fisk has already become primetime comedy fixture. Winner Best Comedy at Series Mania France, Fisk also recently won Series Launch of the Year at the TBI Content Innovation Awards – both accolades a testament to the show’s resonance with international audiences.
Previously a high-end contracts solicitor, Helen Tudor-Fisk (Flanagan) finds herself in the low rent world of wills and probate when she takes the job at Gruber & Gruber, following a humiliating marriage breakdown and professional fall from grace. Navigating her new ‘career’ proves tricky, as Fisk realises the truth of her misplaced assumption: just because her clients are dead, doesn’t mean she won’t have to deal with people.
Fisk has been brought in to replace Roz Gruber (Julia Zemiro), a recently suspended solicitor who has temporarily appointed herself the office manager. No longer allowed to sit in with clients, Roz now has nothing else to do but get all up in Helen’s business.
Ray Gruber, Roz’s brother (Marty Sheargold) hired Helen in a fit of laziness but also because Helen is a ‘mature lady’ which has proven to be the preferred option for clients who are grieving. Unfortunately, Helen is not that kind of mature lady. Roz is always lurking, Ray is always skiving off and there’s often a scuffle in reception that Helen is forced to take control of.
With the help of the quirky probate clerk, George (Aaron Chen), Helen attempts to find her feet in the messy world of probate; where the clients are at their most irrational and it’s never as simple as just dividing up the money. Bereaved relatives, long standing family feuds and petty squabbles over money and inheritance make this job as much about being a therapist as a lawyer.
With a diverse supporting cast and stellar line-up of professional comedian ‘special guests’, Fisk has broad appeal and is the perfect laugh-out-loud tonic for our times.
"Kitty Flanagan is, quite simply, one of the funniest humans alive, and a show created by and starring her is long overdue. Every page of these scripts is laugh-out-loud funny, and the cast and crew that she’s pulled together guarantee this series is going to be a ripper. What a treat for all of us." — Todd Abbott, ABC Head of Comedy
Available in neutral Spanish and French
Awards / Reviews
LOGIE Awards 2022: Nomination Most Popular Comedy Program, Nomination Silver Logie Most Popular Actress (Kitty Flanagan)
Screen Producers Australia (SPA) Awards 2022: Winner Best Comedy Program or Series
AACTA Awards 2021:
Winner Best Narrative Comedy Series
Winner Best Comedy Performer (Kitty Flanagan)
AWGIE (Writer’s Guild) Awards 2021: Nomination Best Comedy – Situation or Narrative
Series Mania France 2021: Winner Best Comedy
TBI Content Innovation Awards 2021: Winner Series Launch of the Year