Haruka Abe: Stath Lets Flats (Channel 4)

Date - 27 June, 2018, All News Comedy Television

Haruka Abe plays series regular Tomoko in brand new Channel 4 comedy series Stath Lets Flats.

The Rough Cut TV production is written by and stars comedian Jamie Demetiou (Fleabag, Paddington). It follows Stath, a chaotic but well-meaning lettings agent, working for his Greek-Cypriot father in North London. Across the series, Stath tries to prove himself a worthy heir to the family business, ‘Michael and Eagle’, despite his epic incompetence and divisive personality. Against the backdrop of London’s crazy property market, Stath Lets Flats is a highly original workplace comedy with family at its heart, which offers a unique glimpse of Greek-Cypriot life in the city. The series is co-written by Robert Popper (Peep Show, Friday Night Dinner) and directed by Tom Kingsley who was behind BAFTA-nominated feature Black Pond.

The 6-part sitcom is shown weekly on Wednesdays at 10pm.

Overview

Japanese born Haruka Abe spent her youth split between Tokyo and New York before settling in London.

She gained UK wide recognition playing the role of Miko in all 5 series of the hit comedy Ideal opposite Johnny Vegas and My Phone Genie for ITV1.

Other notable screen credits include Cucumber, About Time for Working Title Films, 47 Ronin for Universal Pictures, The Knife That Killed Me, Random 11 for Vertigo Films, Emerald City for NBC and most recently, series regular Tippi in Kiss me First for Netflix/Channel 4 and Tomoko in Channel 4 comedy Stath Lets Flats.

Her multi award winning short films Stanley Pickle and Yuki have won worldwide critical acclaim.

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