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

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

Back. Image shows from L to R: Andrew (Robert Webb), Mike (Oliver Maltman), Jan (Jessica Gunning), Stephen (David Mitchell).

Series 2, Episode 4

The Barleycorn is called upon to host a pub quiz. Can Stephen redeem himself after he fumbled the jackpot question and incurred his dad's fury last time?

Further details

One of the last things Stephen's father did before he died was organise a pub quiz. Stephen fumbled the jackpot question and forfeited the substantial prize. Laurie died having never forgiven his son.

So when the Barleycorn is called upon to host a pub quiz, Stephen's in an emotional dilemma. Can he exorcise his demons and redeem himself, or will he fail and feel his father's opprobrium all over again? It doesn't help that he's facing the team that beat them the last time - The Brights. Can Andrew help Stephen? Or is he too busy getting ever closer to Alison's parents?

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 11th February 2021
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular 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
Clive Francis Phil
Penny Ryder Wendy
Guest cast
Anna Leong Brophy Bryony
Tsion Habte Sally
Julian Kostov Luca
Dan Mersh Tom
Ashmara Gabrielle Avril Bright
Steven Meo Ollie Bright
Writing team
Simon Blackwell Writer
Will Smith Writer (Additional Material)
Ian Martin Writer (Additional Material)
John Finnemore Writer
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

Video

Pub quiz

The Barleycorn is called upon to host a pub quiz. Can Stephen redeem himself after he fumbled the jackpot question and incurred his dad's fury last time?

Featuring: David Mitchell (Stephen), Robert Webb (Andrew), Penny Downie (Ellen), Geoffrey McGivern (Uncle Geoff), Jessica Gunning (Jan), Oliver Maltman (Mike), Olivia Poulet (Alison), John MacMillan (Julian).

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