mad“Mad Dogs is a British black comedy and psychological thriller television series created by Cris Cole that began airing on Sky1 on 10 February 2011. It is produced by Left Bank Pictures, and co-produced by Palma Pictures. The series stars John Simm, Marc Warren, Max Beesley, and Philip Glenister as four long-time and middle-aged friends getting together in a villa in Majorca to celebrate the early retirement of their friend Alvo (Ben Chaplin). However, after Alvo is murdered, the group find themselves caught up in the world of crime and police corruption.

Mad Dogs was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Serial Drama at the 2011 ceremony and in 2012 it was nominated for a Broadcast Award for Best Drama Series or Serial.”