Back. Image shows from L to R: Stephen (David Mitchell), Andrew (Robert Webb)
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  • TV sitcom
  • Channel 4
  • 2017 - 2021
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Also features Penny Downie, Louise Brealey, Geoffrey McGivern, Jessica Gunning, Oliver Maltman and more.

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Series 2, Episode 3

Back. Image shows from L to R: Ellen (Penny Downie), Stephen (David Mitchell), Cass (Louise Brealey), Julian (John MacMillan)
Stephen's on a health kick, Cass embraces student living and Geoff has a dramatic change in his relationship status. But things soon start to unravel.

Preview clips

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Stephen's on a health kick, cycling everywhere and making Ellen happy that he's become 'normal' again.

Cass moves into a shared student house with dreams of living the full student experience, even though she's only doing a part-time A-Level course. Geoff meanwhile has a dramatic change in his relationship status.

But soon things start to unravel: Stephen's health kick is shown to be not that healthy, Cass's student house has no students in it, and Andrew suspects the motives of Geoff's new partner. He asks Alison to help him investigate and, while she does so, becomes friendlier with Alison's mum.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 4th February 2021
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 6th February 2021 1:05am C4
Tuesday 9th February 2021 2:20am 4seven

Cast & crew

Cast
David Mitchell Stephen
Robert Webb Andrew
Penny Downie Ellen
Louise Brealey Cass
Geoffrey McGivern Uncle Geoff
Jessica Gunning Jan
Oliver Maltman Mike
Olivia Poulet Alison
John MacMillan Julian
Penny Ryder Wendy
Guest cast
Moyo Akande (as Moyo Akandé) Katie
Scherrikar Bell Nurse
Esmonde Cole Police Officer
Bob Golding Jogger
Tsion Habte Sally
Julian Kostov Luca
Dan Mersh Tom
Writing team
Simon Blackwell Writer
Will Smith Writer (Additional Material)
Ian Martin Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
George Kane Director
Lyndsay Robinson Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
David Mitchell Executive Producer
Robert Webb Executive Producer
Simon Blackwell Executive Producer
Matthew Justice Executive Producer
Victoria Grew Executive Producer
Jo Alloway Line Producer
Nick Ames Editor
Rosy Thomas Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Catherine Willis Casting Director
Claire Finlay-Thompson Costume Designer
Sean Van Hales Director of Photography
Lisa Halstead Make-up Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Andy Stenning 1st Assistant Director

Video

Trying to recreate student life

Cass is preparing to go to a student house.

Featuring: David Mitchell (Stephen), Robert Webb (Andrew), Louise Brealey (Cass), Geoffrey McGivern (Uncle Geoff), Moyo Akandé (Katie), Tsion Habte (Sally) & Dan Mersh (Tom).

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