Episode 3.3 - The Dinner Party

Miranda has decided to prove to herself and her friends she can officially be an adult. First by looking after a toddler, then, by hosting a dinner party for eight...

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In-Depth Episode Synopsis

Warning: the below synopsis may contain spoilers

Miranda has decided to prove to herself and her friends she can officially be an adult. First by looking after a toddler, but the soft play centre is too much of a lure and she gets stuck in a kids' tunnel. Then, by hosting a dinner party for eight. It ends in inevitable chaos.

First Broadcast Details

Date:
Mon 7th January 2013
Time:
9:00pm
Channel:
BBC One
Ratings:
6.81 million viewers (25.9% audience share)
Length:
30 minutes

Main Repeats

  • Fri 27th Dec 2013 (8:30pm, BBC1)
  • Mon 5th May 2014 (8:30pm, BBC1)
  • Mon 5th May 2014 (11:25pm, BBC1 Wales)

Episode 3.3 Cast & Crew

Regular Cast
Miranda Hart ... Miranda
Sarah Hadland ... Stevie
Patricia Hodge ... Penny
Tom Ellis ... Gary
Bo Poraj ... Mike
Naomi Bentley ... Rose
Guest Cast
Margaret Cabourn-Smith ... Alison (Loved-Up Woman)
John Finnemore ... Chris (Loved-Up Man)
Tim Pigott-Smith ... Valerie (Osteopath)
Sarah Flower ... Yoga Instructor
Paul Kerensa ... Customer
Glen Davies ... Plumber
Joanna Neary ... Childrens' Musical Playgroup Leader
Alice Hart ... M&S Customer
Joe Wilkinson ... Traffic Warden
Writing Team
Miranda Hart ... Writer
Richard Hurst ... Writer
Georgia Pritchett ... Writer
Paul Powell ... Writer
Paul Kerensa ... Writer
Andrew Ellard ... Script Editor
Production Team
Juliet May ... Director
Emma Strain ... Producer
Jo Sargent ... Exec Producer
Harry Banks ... Production Design
Tracey Macario ... Production Design
Jake Bernard ... Editor
Alex Eckford ... Composer

Video Clips From This Episode

Behind-the-scenes: Wind, Gates and Crash Mats

A video extra, in which the cast talk about performing stunts and eating dinner. This video is linked to 'The Dinner Party' episode.

Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Sarah Hadland (Stevie), Patricia Hodge (Penny), Tom Ellis (Gary).

Miranda has a Massage

Miranda heads to see an Osteopath for a massage after straining her back. What could possibly go wrong?

Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Tim Pigott-Smith (Valerie).

Tight Pants in a Public Place

Miranda's washing machine has broken, so she's found all new ways to wash her pants... in the dishwasher.

Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Sarah Hadland (Stevie).

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