Funny Woman starts tonight, Thursday 9th February, at 9pm on Sky Max. The 6-part comedy follows Barbara Parker, a Blackpool beauty queen (played by Gemma Arterton) who arrives in 1960s London hoping to break into the male-dominated world of TV sitcoms.
Alistair Petrie plays Ted Sargeant who is the all-powerful Head of Light Entertainment at the BBC who can make and break Barbara's career, making her life a lot more difficult. He is described as the "prime antagonist" to Barbara's ambitions.
The series is based on the novel 'Funny Girl' by Nick Hornby and has been adapted for TV by Nick Hornby and Morwenna Banks.
Take a look at the trailer and tune in to Sky Max at 9pm tonight. The full series is also available to stream on NOW.
Alistair Petrie is available for voiceovers from Anthea Represents. Click his image for his profile page and voiceover showreel.