Serious about comedic cultural clash

Starring David Schwimmer and Nick Mohammed, Intelligence plays up the differences between Americans and Britons

Intelligence show creator and co-star Nick Mohammed (left) plays a British computer analyst who is star-struck by David Schwimmer's (right) American intelligence agent.
Intelligence show creator and co-star Nick Mohammed (left) plays a British computer analyst who is star-struck by David Schwimmer's (right) American intelligence agent.PHOTO: SKY UK

The British sitcom Intelligence is a workplace comedy set in the deadly serious world of national security.

And at the centre of it is an American intelligence agent played by David Schwimmer, best known for his role on the beloved sitcom Friends (1994 to 2004).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 11, 2021, with the headline 'Serious about comedic cultural clash'. Subscribe