Ill Behaviour. Image shows from L to R: Nadia (Lizzy Caplan), Joel (Chris Geere), Charlie (Tom Riley), Tess (Jessica Regan). Copyright: Fudge Park.

Ill Behaviour

BBC iPlayer comedy drama about a man with cancer. 3 episodes in 2017. Stars Chris Geere, Jessica Regan, Tom Riley, Lizzy Caplan and others.

Ill Behaviour. Image shows from L to R: Charlie (Tom Riley), Joel (Chris Geere), Tess (Jessica Regan). Copyright: Fudge Park.

Episode One

Just as Joel has reconnected with his friends he discovers that Charlie has been diagnosed with cancer - Hodgkin's Lymphoma. And he's horrified to learn that he is refusing chemotherapy.

Further details

When Joel gets divorced it brings him a £2 million settlement and reunites him with his best friends from sixth form - New Age Charlie and IT nerd Tess.

Charlie in particular is a crutch for Joel, and gets him dating again. On his first date he meets a sexy and unpredictable doctor, Nadia.

But just as Joel has reconnected with his friends he discovers that Charlie has been diagnosed with cancer - Hodgkin's Lymphoma. And he's horrified to learn that he is refusing chemotherapy.

Joel recruits Tess and Nadia to try and persuade Charlie to change his mind, but to no avail. Refusing to give up, Joel uses his "dirty divorce money" to rent a remote country house and buy black-market chemotherapy drugs.

He enlists Tess to join him in kidnapping Charlie and sedating him while they administer the chemo. However doing so is not quite as easy as they hoped, and Joel decides to hire Nadia to stay with them as their live-in doctor. All is going to plan - until Charlie tries to escape.

Publication details

Date
Saturday 22nd July 2017
Time
10am
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Geere Joel
Jessica Regan Tess
Tom Riley Charlie
Lizzy Caplan Nadia
Christina Chong Kira
John Gordon Sinclair Talbot
Helena Day Megan
Hemera Day Phoebe
Anjana Vasan Shazia
Guest cast
Sanchia McCormack Marla
Mark Asante Harry
Tom Andrews Estate Agent
Chris Lelson Liam (Gamer) (Voice)
Jordan Clarke Gamer (Voice)
Georgie Farmer Gamer (Voice)
Joel Trill Gamer (Voice)
Sam Varley Gamer (Voice)
Simon Greenall Liam's Dad (Voice)
Writing team
Sam Bain Writer
Production team
Steve Bendelack Director
Gill Isles Producer
Iain Morris Executive Producer
Damon Beesley Executive Producer
Simon Wilson Executive Producer
Sam Bain Executive Producer
Gregor Sharp Executive Producer
Lucien Clayton Editor
Hayden Matthews Production Designer
Rael Jones Composer
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