Look who’s Zooming back! David Tennant and Michael Sheen lure a star line-up for the return of surprise hit comedy Staged
It was one of the BBC’s surprise comedy hits of last summer.
Now Hollywood star Cate Blanchett and a host of other celebrities have signed up to its Zoom-style series Staged.
The show, starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant, returned to TV screens on Monday for a second season.
Michael Sheen and David Tennant (bottom left and right) have lured a star-studded line-up for the return of Zoom-style series Staged which will feature Nick Frost and Simon Pegg (top L-R)
The Zoom-style show Staged, which came back to our screens on Monday for series 2, features Oscar winners Cate Blanchett and Whoopi Goldberg (L-R) among its star-studded line-up
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who shot to stardom in Fleabag, will also star in season 2 of Staged
They are joined across the eight episodes by Sir Michael Palin, Whoopi Goldberg and Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
Hot Fuzz actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost can be seen in episode three.
Ewan McGregor, Christoph Waltz, Hugh Bonneville, Romesh Ranganathan, Jim Parsons and Josh Gad appear in other episodes.
The first series saw surprise cameos from Dame Judi Dench and Samuel L Jackson.
This season, which is written and directed by Simon Evans, will also see Hugh Bonneville and Michael Palin make appearances as Sheen and Tennant attempt to navigate the new normal
The new season, which is written and directed by Simon Evans, sees Tennant, 49, and Sheen, 51, ‘attempt to navigate their new normal’ at home with their increasingly exasperated families, according to the BBC.
They are once again joined by their wives Georgia Tennant, 36, and Anna Lundberg, 26. Staged is available to watch on BBC iPlayer.