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


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

Returns Thursday at 10pm. Episode Guide

Press Clippings

Robert Webb interview

Robert Webb on his heart operation and returning to work with David Mitchell.

Patrick Cremona, Radio Times, 11th January 2021

Robert Webb interview

'The doctor said my heart was about to fail. That got my attention'.

Stuart Heritage, The Guardian, 7th January 2021

David Mitchell and Robert Webb interview

As Back returns for a second series, the comedy duo play career 'Top Trumps' and fear for the future of the great British pub.

Chris Harvey, The Telegraph, 28th December 2020

Back on track: the Mitchell and Webb sitcom returns

Simon Blackwell's show has been beset by delays, but it may have saved Webb's life.

Benji Wilson, The Sunday Times, 27th December 2020 Awards results 2017

The winners of the 2017 Awards have been announced, with Inside No. 9 named Comedy Of The Year.

British Comedy Guide, 29th January 2018 Awards 2017 shortlist

The shortlisted TV and radio shows for the Awards 2017 have been announced. 60 programmes are in the running for the Comedy Of The Year title.

British Comedy Guide, 15th January 2018

The 20 best TV comedies of 2017

Here - in no particular order - are the 20 best shows from 2017.

Alex Nelson, i Newspaper, 11th December 2017

Euan Ferguson's best television of 2017

Includes Motherland, Car Share and W1A, while flops include The Nightly Show.

Euan Ferguson, The Guardian, 10th December 2017

The best comedy is written in turbulent times

If, in 2017, you needed respite from our dire economic prospects, the whims of Donald Trump or the Damoclean sword of North Korea, you could find it on British television. Three of the year's best new shows - Pls Like, This Country and Back - were welcome proof that reports of the death of the sitcom have been greatly exaggerated.

Ben Lawrence, The Telegraph, 10th December 2017

Writers' Guild Awards 2018 shortlists

The shortlists for the Writers' Guild Of Great Britain Awards 2018 have been announced. Nominees include the writers of This Country, Back, Inside No. 9 and Sarah Kendall, John Finnemore and Kevin Eldon.

British Comedy Guide, 5th December 2017