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

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Channel 4 sitcom starring Mitchell & Webb. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2017. Stars David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Penny Downie, Louise Brealey and others.

Another series is in development.
Episode 1 is repeated on Friday at 11:05pm.

Back. Image shows from L to R: Andrew (Robert Webb), Juliet (Julie Dray).

Series 1, Episode 6

Andrew has transformed the John Barleycorn. Stephen is feeling depressed and defeated. Laurie's birthday memorial is fast approaching and Stephen needs some help writing a speech to better what will surely be Andrew's amazing oratory.

Further details

Andrew has transformed the John Barleycorn into a huge success with a brilliant new look and a talented French chef. Stephen is feeling depressed and defeated, and drinking even more heavily than usual. Laurie's birthday memorial is fast approaching and Stephen needs some help writing a speech to better what will surely be Andrew's amazing oratory. Some other former foster-children turn up and Andrew's backstory starts to be brought into question. Buoyed up by this, Stephen throws every ounce of his manic energy into finding out the truth about Andrew's past. And when he finally does, it's a revelation that looks like it could change everything.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 11th October 2017
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Mitchell Stephen
Robert Webb Andrew
Penny Downie Ellen
Louise Brealey Cass
Olivia Poulet Alison
Geoffrey McGivern Uncle Geoff
Jessica Gunning Jan
Oliver Maltman Mike
Caius Luckyn-Malone Young Andrew
Guest cast
Charlie Baker Alfie Tate
Julie Dray Juliet
Tommy Love Diner
Joanne Sandi Librarian
Paul Sharma (as Phaldut Sharma) Chris
Jonathan Watson Dave
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
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