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.

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

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    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
    Adam Young 1st Assistant Director
    Kate Daughton Producer
    Kenton Allen Executive Producer
    David Mitchell Executive Producer
    Robert Webb Executive Producer
    Simon Blackwell Executive Producer
    Matthew Justice Executive Producer
    William Webb Editor
    Rosy Thomas Production Designer
    Tracey Gillham Casting Director
    Catherine Willis Casting Director
    John Sorapure Director of Photography
    Lynsey Moore Costume Designer
    Lisa Kennedy Make-up Designer
    Oli Julian Composer
    Jesse Armstrong Story Consultant
    Tony Roche Story Consultant
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