Is Chivalry based on a true story?

Is Chivalry based on a true story?

STEVE Coogan has made a triumphant return to TV in Channel 4's Chivalry.

The comedy-drama delves into gender politics and romance in Hollywood, with some viewers wondering if it is based on a true story.

Is Chivalry based on a true story?

Channel 4's Chivalry isn't based on one particular true story, but it does feature elements of the truth.

The series explores the #MeToo era in the film and television industry, so some of the show will ring true to real life events.

Channel 4 says: "Chivalry is a fresh new look on gender politics and romance, and asks the question – 'can one build and sustain a successful, relevant career in Hollywood without sacrificing authenticity?'

"Chivalry grants the audience permission to laugh while asking complex questions that we as a society often find hard to discuss."

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Is Chivalry based on a book?

The story was written for the show, so it's not a book.

The series follows two figures from the film industry, Cameron and Bobby, played by Steve Coogan and Sarah Solemani – who are also co-creators and co-writers on the series.

Both are known for being screenwriters, with Steve known for writing and starring in Alan Partridge.

Meanwhile, Sarah was the writer and executive producer for the new BBC drama Ridley Road which aired in 2021.

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Who is appearing in Chivalry?

As mentioned, Steve Coogan and Sarah Solemani plays lead characters Cameron and Bobby.

Starring alongside them is Wanda Sykes, who plays a studio executive, and Sienna Miller as Lark, Cameron's leading lady.

Meanwhile Lolly Adefope stars as Cameron’s latest assistant Ama, Aisling Bea is an intimacy coordinator called Tatiana, and Adjani Salmon plays Bobby’s devoted husband Aston. 

How can I watch Chivalry?

Chivalry airs on Thursday nights at 9pm on Channel 4.

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There are six episodes in total, will the last one airing on May 26, 2022.

But if you can't wait, you can watch the entire boxset on All 4 right now.

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