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


  • 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 5

Back. Image shows from L to R: Wendy (Penny Ryder), Phil (Clive Francis)
Andrew helps Alison's parents to make a life-changing decision. So Alison and Stephen conspire to solve the Andrew problem once and for all. Meanwhile, Geoff's relationship collapses.

Further details

Alison's parents, with the help of Andrew, have made a huge life decision that leaves Alison shocked and angry.

To Stephen's dismay Ellen and Julian announce their engagement, just as Geoff's new relationship spectacularly collapses and he is faced with having to sell his farm and move away. To complicate matters further, Cass reveals that she was romantically involved with Geoff's parther. And when Alison suspcts that the demise of a loved one is very probably Andrew's responsibility, she and Stephen conspire to hatch a potentially deadly plan that will solve the Andrew problem once and for all.

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th February 2021
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 20th February 2021 2:50am C4

Cast & crew

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
Emily Lloyd-Saini Sarah Giles (Vet)
Sevilla Delofski Cat Owner
Mercedes Grower Vet's Receptionist
Writing team
Simon Blackwell Writer
Will Smith Writer (Additional Material)
Ian Martin Writer (Additional Material)
Fay Rusling Writer
Oriane Messina 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
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

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