Channel 4’s online comedy showcase highlighting the brightest new comedy stars and freshest TV ideas returns with a brand new three – part Maxxx Blap  starring, written and directed by The Handmaid’s Tale’s O-T Fagbenle.

The show is about fictional character Lion, who in 2004 was the star of a chart topping boyband however fuelled by egomania Lion decided to go solo. But after a drug scandal and being publicly dumped by his girlfriend Rita Ora, his solo attempt was a flop and Lion now finds himself pining for the life and girlfriend he once had. Heading to Tokyo to launch his new book, he gets mistaken for Craig David, knocks out a fan and has a breakdown during live TV. After all these mishaps Lion is determined to win back his fans, his family and his ex-girlfriend. However, from funerals to car fights with the magician Dynamo, wherever Lion goes he always creates disaster!

This three part comedy Blap is written, directed and starring O-T Fagbenle (The Handmaid’s Tale) and features Dynamo, Helen Monks (Raised by Wolves), Michael Bertenshaw (The Da Vinci Code), Jo Martin (Jonathan Creek)and Hannah Arterton (The Five).

The show is also Exec-produced by O-T and his brother Luti Fagbenle of Luti Media, who also produced the show.


The Maxxx Blap is available to watch from Friday 21st July on All 4 find out more here.

The episodes are also available to watch on the Blaps playlist on YouTube.