Asylum. Image shows from L to R: Ludo (Dustin Demri-Burns), Dan Hern (Ben Miller), Rafael Castillo (Kayvan Novak). Copyright: 2LE Media / Lo-Fi Productions.

Asylum (2015)

BBC Four sitcom. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Ben Miller, Dustin Demri-Burns, Darrell D'Silva, Kayvan Novak, Yasmine Akram, John Guerrasio and Niky Wardley.

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

Monday 23rd February 2015
BBC Four
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


    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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