Asylum. Image shows from L to R: Dan Hern (Ben Miller), Ludo (Dustin Demri-Burns).

Asylum (2015)

BBC Four sitcom about a whistle-blower. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Ben Miller, Dustin Demri-Burns, Darrell D'Silva, Kayvan Novak and others.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Public Relations

Dan decides to raise his public profile and present his manifesto to the world by holding a press conference.

Further details

Dan decides to raise his public profile and present his manifesto to the world by holding a press conference.

Unfortunately he inadvertently accuses the El Ricans of torturing him, which does terrible damage to their World Cup bid. The terrifying El Rican foreign minister jets in to try to force Dan to issue a public apology, but with the world suddenly on his side Dan is extremely reluctant.

Instead it falls to Ludo to use his hacking skills to get El Rico's World Cup bid back on track.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 23rd February 2015
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Four
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ben Miller Dan Hern
Dustin Demri-Burns Ludo
Darrell D'Silva Castillo
Kayvan Novak Rafael Castillo
Yasmine Akram Rosa
John Guerrasio Mo
Niky Wardley Lorna
Guest cast
Asad Ahmad News Reporter
Dan Mersh Bin Journalist
Kate Miles Dan's Ex-Girlfriend
Pandora Clifford Mimi Kempton-Stewart
Ben Rufus Green James Smither
Debbie Chazen Eva Mercedes (El Rico Foreign Minister)
Writing team
Peter Bowden Writer
Thom Phipps Writer
Roger Drew Script Editor
Production team
Iain B MacDonald Director
Tom Thostrup Producer
Michael Livingstone Executive Producer
Kayvan Novak Executive Producer
Mark Davies Editor
Jeff Sherriff Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer

Video

Making the papers

Dan makes the headlines, but not for his manifesto...

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Featuring: Ben Miller (Dan Hern), Dustin Demri-Burns (Ludo), Niky Wardley (Lorna).

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