Hijinx Online / Ar-lein: The Matthew Purnell Show

Hijinx Online / Ar-lein

We produly present, a Hijinx produciton, supported by Morrison’s Foundation and Boom. Sponsored by Bad Wolf.

The Matthew Purnell Show

A fast-paced comedy set in the near future when learning disabled and/or autistic people have taken over the world of film & TV. At the forefront is The Matthew Purnell Show, the world’s biggest chat show. Today, it’s the 100th episode, and the money people are paying a visit. But the host is running late, the camera crew are hung over, the director is missing, and a shadowy figure is lurking… Can the team get it together before their biggest show yet?

Featuring a stellar cast of 31 acotrs with learning disabilities and/or autism this is Hijinx's first short film.

Age Guidance PG. Available until Tuesday 26.05.20


Visit our FaceBook page to view a Q&A with some of the cast and crew.

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