Ladhood. Image shows from L to R: Addy (Aqib Khan), Craggy (Shaun Thomas), Liam (Liam Williams), Young Liam (Oscar Kennedy), Ralph (Samuel Bottomley).


BBC Three (Online) sitcom about growing up. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Liam Williams, Oscar Kennedy, Samuel Bottomley, Shaun Thomas and others.

Another series is in development.

Ladhood. Image shows from L to R: Young Liam (Oscar Kennedy), Ralph (Samuel Bottomley), Addy (Aqib Khan), Craggy (Shaun Thomas).

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Fight

Liam starts a fight in a bar and questions where his aggressive behaviour stems from.

Further details

Liam has instigated yet another confrontation with a stranger in a bar, for the crime of having a conversation with his girlfriend, Jess. Before the altercation reaches fever-pitch, Liam delves into the memories of his adolescence and questions where this toxic behaviour stems from.

Leeds, early noughties. On the last day of the school year one of Liam's best mates, Ralph, sees Rachel flirting with Whitey, the hardest lad in school. Ralph threatens (under his breath) to "smack him". Word of the threat gets back to Whitey's friends, Rupert & Tinhead, who organise a fight between Ralph and Whitey for the following Friday.

Ralph can't win and he knows it. In a panic, he considers staying home all summer. But Rupert and Tinhead tell Liam that if Ralph doesn't show they'll hunt Liam down and batter him instead.

Back in the present day, Liam crosses the bar, towards the man he's been arguing with.

Publication details

Sunday 24th November 2019

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Liam Williams Liam
Oscar Kennedy Young Liam
Samuel Bottomley Ralph
Shaun Thomas Craggy
Aqib Khan Addy
Lily Frazer Jess
Nick Preston Rupert
Jordan Pearson Tinhead
Emily Coates Rachel Fielder
Guest cast
Andrew Alexander Tom
Jak Corrie Matthew White
Saskia Paige Martin Cassie McClaire
Kiell Smith-Bynoe Phil
Writing team
Liam Williams Writer
Production team
Jonathan Schey Director
Joe Nunnery Producer
Gareth Edwards Executive Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer


Breaking Down Your Group Of Friends

Liam Williams looks back to his school days and where his group of friends sat in the pecking order.

Featuring: Liam Williams (Liam), Oscar Kennedy (Young Liam), Samuel Bottomley (Ralph), Shaun Thomas (Craggy), Aqib Khan (Addy).


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