Presenting the poster for ITVX’s forthcoming British Muslim comedy, Count Abdulla. The series, which will be releasing on 15th June 2023, follows Abdulla Khan – a mid-twenties British-Pakistani Muslim doctor stuck in an identity crisis, caught between his religious mother and his secular, hedonistic friends.

But when Abdulla is bitten by a vampire he suddenly becomes the outsider’s outsider. Arian Nik (The Bay) is cast as Abdulla Khan alongside Jaime Winstone (Four Lives) as Kathy.

The series also includes: Nina Wadia (Goodness Gracious Me)Manpreet Bambra (Funny Woman), Jaime Winstone (Four Lives), Sia Alipour (The Sandman),Rishi Nair (Hollyoaks), Mariska Ariya (The Good Karma Hospital), Robert Eades (Ted Lasso), Moe Bar-El (Tehran), Jonny Green (It’s a Sin), Sophie Reid (Game of Thrones), Demmy Ladipo (We Are Lady Parts), Priya Davdra (EastEnders) and Nikkita Chadha (Marvel – Eternals). 

This new 6×30 comedy series is written by Kaamil Shah and directed by Asim Abbasi (Churails). Count Abdulla is a Fudge Park production, produced by Hussain Casey Ahmed (Afterlife), with executive producer Phil Gilbert (White Gold).