Phoo Action was a pilot for a series that was ordered but cancelled before production began on more episodes. It's 2012 and the Queen has just been killed by the mutant Freebie gang. The teenage anarchist daughter of the police chief and a buddhist kung-fu cop from Hong Kong must team up to save the monarchy. It is based on the comic strip "Get the Freebies" which ran in the magazine The Face.
Talulah Riley (Lady Elenor Rigsby), Robert Craigs (Footballer), Geraldine James (Dr Evelyne Conan-Bell), William Chubb (Sir George Conan-Bell), Danny Webb (Lord Rothwell), Richard Woo (Sifu Chien), Ed Weeks (William), Theo Cross (Harry), Andrew Brooke (Sgt. Copy), Jason Tompkins (Jimmy Freebie), Steve Haze (Marlon Freebie), Spencer Wilding (Burk Freebie), David Goodall (F-Bouncer), Sanjeev Kholi (Alan Arthanayake)
With: Phil Cornwell as the voice of Jimmy Freebie
And: Carl Weathers as Chief Benjamin Benson
- Pilot Season: Phoo Action, Being Human, Mrs In-Betweeny, West 10 LDN, The Things I Haven't Told You, and Dis/Connected were six drama pilots ordered by BBC3, one or two of which would become a full series.