Children’s TV legend and Get Your Own Back presenter Dave Benson Phillips (remember the gunge tank!?) is bringing his brand new comedy web series Getting Back with Dave Benson Phillips to MCM London Comic Con’s VidFest zone.

Directed by James Podmore and Andrew River, the award-nominated spoof documentary sees Dave playing himself as the manager of failed vlogger Ryan Marten (James Podmore), who has fallen from grace following a poor choice of words online. Not that could ever happen in real life…

Co-directed by Podmore and Andrew River with guest stars including Fun House’s Pat Sharp and Ewen MacIntosh (The Office), Getting Back with Dave Benson Phillips blends fact and fiction, playing on the former Get Your Own Back and Playdays host’s post-gunge career (no, internet, he’s not dead!) and cult following on Twitter.

You can catch the show – slated to run to five full episodes plus outtakes, spoof vlogs and a behind-the-scenes mockumentary miniseries – at

— This news story is for October 2017’s MCM London Comic Con —

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