Episode 1.6 - The Date

Adam comes home to find the house looking immaculate, with classical music playing in the living room, Mum's posh bowls on the dinner table, Dad in a smart suit, and most mysteriously - the table is set for five.

In-Depth Episode Synopsis

Warning: the below synopsis may contain spoilers

The doorbell rings and in comes Tanya Green, a girl Mum has been trying to fix up with Adam for months. What follows is possibly the most excruciating family dinner scene of all time.

Meanwhile, Jim has been locked out as his dog, Wilson has swallowed his keys. And so the blind date continues, but will Mum's dream of an Adam and Tanya wedding come true?

First Broadcast Details

Fri 8th April 2011
Channel 4
1.18 million viewers (6% audience share)
30 minutes

Main Repeats

  • Sat 29th Sep 2012 (3:35am, 4seven)
  • Sun 30th Sep 2012 (12:40am, 4seven)
  • Mon 1st Oct 2012 (10:35pm, 4seven)
  • Sat 25th May 2013 (1:05am, E4)

Episode 1.6 Cast & Crew

Regular Cast
Simon Bird (I) ... Adam
Tom Rosenthal ... Jonny
Paul Ritter ... Martin
Tamsin Greig ... Jackie
Mark Heap ... Jim
Guest Cast
Tuppence Middleton ... Tanya
Writing Team
Robert Popper ... Writer
Production Team
Steve Bendelack ... Director
Robert Popper ... Producer
Kenton Allen ... Exec Producer
Nira Park ... Exec Producer
Caroline Leddy ... Exec Producer
Jeffrey Sherriff
(as Jeff Sherriff)
... Production Design
Lucien Clayton ... Editor

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