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the-series-philosopher-Fried_Opening_TitlesFried is a British sitcom that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Katy Wix, Mandeep Dhillon, Matthew Cottle, William Melling, Imran Yusuf and Lorna Gayle. It began airing on 25 August 2015 and the first series ran for six episodes. A show pilot was aired on BBC iPlayer in 2014.


Fried is focused on staff who work at a chicken shop in Croydon, Seriously Fried Chicken. Mary Fawn (Katy Wix) is the manager much to the annoyance of her co-worker Derek Wom (Matthew Cottle). Other cast members include Amara (Mandeep Dhillon) who is only working there to earn money for her father, Joe (William Melling), who desperately wants the love of Amara, Ed (Imran Yusuf) and Shontal (Lorna Gayle).


  • Katy Wix (Not Going Out) as Mary Fawn
  • Mandeep Dhillon (Some Girls) as Amara
  • Matthew Cottle (The Windsors) as Derek Wom
  • William Melling (William and Mary) as Joe
  • Imran Yusuf as Ed
  • Lorna Gayle as Shontal
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