Back. Image shows from L to R: Stephen (David Mitchell), Andrew (Robert Webb).


Channel 4 sitcom starring Mitchell & Webb. 12 episodes (2 series), 2017 - 2021. Stars David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Penny Downie, Louise Brealey and others.

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Back. Image shows from L to R: Andrew (Robert Webb), Cass (Louise Brealey), Ellen (Penny Downie), Stephen (David Mitchell).

Series 1, Episode 5

With the fire insurance policy out of date, Andrew buys Cass's shares so he can renovate the pub.

Further details

With the fire insurance policy out of date, Andrew buys Cass's shares so he can renovate the pub. Cass and Ellen hail him as a hero. A furious Stephen, fuelled by what is now his customary 'morning wine', takes Maureen for a walk and she escapes into the woods; Stephen almost immediately wishes she hadn't.

Dognappers demand money from Stephen or they will kill Maureen, but help could be at hand. Some new intel from Alison about a local planning decision looks like being the key to revelling exactly why Andrew has returned to the John Barleycorn after 30 years. Cass finally goes off on her six-month travelling odyssey, and the family soon learn that she's got married to an unlikely man.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 4th October 2017
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Mitchell Stephen
Robert Webb Andrew
Penny Downie Ellen
Louise Brealey Cass
Geoffrey McGivern Uncle Geoff
Olivia Poulet Alison
Caius Luckyn-Malone Young Andrew
Sebastian Patterson Young Stephen
Guest cast
Madeleine Bowyer Jo
Wayne Cater Birdwatcher
Richard Pepple DS Howard
Clive Russell Paul
Craig Russell Builder
Mark Weinman Carl Walters
Writing team
Simon Blackwell Writer
Will Smith Writer (Additional Material)
Ian Martin Writer (Additional Material)
Will Smith Script Editor
Production team
Ben Palmer Director
Kate Daughton Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
David Mitchell Executive Producer
Robert Webb Executive Producer
Simon Blackwell Executive Producer
Matthew Justice Executive Producer


Clean up after your dog

Things are still not going well for Stephen. He has a nasty run in when walking his dog Maureen, resulting in a man shouting at him: 'They should exterminate vermin like you. You are subhuman filth!'

Featuring: David Mitchell (Stephen), Wayne Cater (Birdwatcher).

Someone's Dead On Purpose

Stephen stumbles upon a dead body.

Featuring: David Mitchell (Stephen), Robert Webb (Andrew).

Dog Hostage Situation

Dog hostage negotiations can be tricky...

Featuring: David Mitchell (Stephen), Robert Webb (Andrew), Geoffrey McGivern (Uncle Geoff), Olivia Poulet (Alison), Mark Weinman (Carl Walters).


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