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From Guernsey to the surreal island of Jinsy
Maven and Sporral
Chris and Justin play island administrators Maven and Sporral

Jinsy is a small island made with a population of about 700 in a new sitcom on BBC Three written by and starring a pair of Guernseymen.

Chris Bran and Justin Chubb have been writing together for many years but this was their first foray into TV.

Justin said: "It does seem extraordinary to be broadcast nationally."

Extraordinary is a word that could describe Jinsy as it mixes the likes of Monty Python and The Mighty Boosh.

Chris said: "It's quite an alternative place... there are a lot of strange characters there and (if we get a series) every episode will be self-contained."

Justin and Chris described the show as being full of "silly, fun, broad humour" and it will appeal to people who like Monty Python as well as the 13 to 24 year olds BBC Three is aimed at.

Jeth and Juth
Two more of Jinsy's bizarre inhabitants Jeth and Juth

The pilot episode, due to be shown on Monday 1 March 2010, has received favourable comments in several magazines and Justin said: "They've been very supportive at the BBC so far and I guess the fact they're showing it in a really good slot on BBC Three gives us some hope that they are confident in what we've done."

Following the pilot Chris and Justin hope to hear within a few weeks if they are likely to get a full series, as they said they are ready to launch into it.




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