Award-winning stand-up comedian Jason Byrne has finally written his own sitcom “Father Figure”, a six-part comedy which follows  a family living in Hertfordshire. Jason plays Tom Whyte, the best and worst dad you could have. He approaches his duties as a father with a huge dose of energy and enthusiasm, but his schemes and plans often descend into chaos and confusion.

“Father Figure” also stars comedy legend Pauline McLynn, best known for her role in “Father Ted”.

Starts on Wednesday 18th Sept, BBC1 at 10.35pm.