In 2012 Mandem on the Wall were invited to enter the BBC Writers’ Room
competition, to write a short for a new comedy idea. The Mandem pitched a three-
minute episode and were one of the five who were selected for their piece, The End
of the World. They were all set to begin filming at the Salford Sitcom Festival in front
of producers and BBC commissioners when the plug was pulled on the competition.
The Mandem decided to film their own version of the piece, to be released later this