Avoidance. Image shows from L to R: Claire (Jessica Knappett), Jonathan (Romesh Ranganathan)


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2022
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Romesh Ranganathan plays a father with avoidance issues trying to change for his son. Also features Jessica Knappett, Mandeep Dhillon, Lisa McGrillis, Kieran Logendra, Matthew Lewis and more.

  • Due to return for Series 2

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Series 1, Episode 6

Avoidance. Image shows from L to R: Jonathan (Romesh Ranganathan), Spencer (Kieran Logendra), Danielle (Mandeep Dhillon), Courtney (Lisa McGrillis)
It's Spencer's birthday and he wants the whole family to go a zombie-themed hotel. But Dan and Courtney are not speaking and Jonathan and Claire are still awkward since the kiss.


This episode aired at a later time due to coverage of the Women's Euros 2022.

This episode aired 15 minutes earlier than its scheduled slot of 10:55pm.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th July 2022
30 minutes


Cast & crew

Romesh Ranganathan Jonathan
Jessica Knappett Claire
Mandeep Dhillon Danielle
Lisa McGrillis Courtney
Kieran Logendra Spencer
Guest cast
Seb Cardinal Death
George Harris Zombie
Writing team
Romesh Ranganathan Writer
Benjamin Green Writer
Shaun Pye Script Editor
Jen Brister Script Consultant
Kefi Chadwick Writer
Production team
Benjamin Green Director
Arnold Widdowson Producer
Michelle Farr-Scott Executive Producer
Romesh Ranganathan Executive Producer
Benjamin Green Executive Producer
Danielle Lux Executive Producer
Tanya Qureshi Executive Producer
Lauriel Martin Line Producer
Chelsea Chandler Post Producer
Andy Kinnear Editor
Hannah Purdy-Foggin (as Hannah Purdy Foggin) Production Designer
Catherine Willis Casting Director
Nadine Hindi Costume Designer
Matt Wicks Director of Photography
Nicola Coleman Make-up Designer
Holley Gray Composer
Toby Knowles Composer
Jessica Barrell (as Jess Barrell) Graphics
Matt Bell 1st Assistant Director

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