Badults. Image shows from L to R: Tom (Tom Parry), Matthew (Matthew Crosby), Ben (Ben Clark). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.


BBC Three sitcom about three immature men. 12 episodes (2 series), 2013 - 2014. Stars Matthew Crosby, Tom Parry, Ben Clark, Jack Docherty and others.

Series 2, Episode 3 - Champ

When 'Carabine Promotions Annual Charity Fundraiser Fun Run Run for Charity' comes around, the whole of Carabine's staff take to the country park wearing lycra to raise money for homeless people.

Further details

Badults. Image shows from L to R: Matthew (Matthew Crosby), Tom (Tom Parry). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

Matthew is determined not to end up on the wall of 'Disgraces to the Company'. Intimidatingly athletic co-worker Lucy looks a surefire bet to win until a startling revelation from Tom's childhood suggests that he might just be the man to coach Matthew to victory, but only if he can tear himself away from his one-man quest to eat a food from every country around the world.

When a trip to the farmers' market ends in Ben becoming a murderer (of a chicken), he packs in his obsession with meat. He's going cold turkey and refusing chilled poultry of any kind, but as the withdrawal sets in he finds himself struggling with his conscience to eat any living food, be it fruit, fish or vegetable. The inevitable hunger sends him slightly mad.

Broadcast details

Monday 16th June 2014
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Matthew Crosby Matthew
Tom Parry Tom
Ben Clark Ben
Jack Docherty Carabine
Katherine Ryan Lucy
Guest cast
Max Olesker Apple (Voice)
Writing team
Matthew Crosby Writer
Ben Clark Writer
Tom Parry Writer
Andrew Collins Script Editor
Production team
Gordon Anderson Director
Izzy Mant Producer
Kristian Smith Executive Producer
Rab Christie Executive Producer
Gavin Smith Executive Producer
Lisa Thomas Executive Producer
Russell Beeden Editor
Tom Sayer Production Designer
Philip Pope Composer


Ben goes cold turkey

Vegetarian Ben can't kick his meaty habit so Tom and Matthew step in and make their veggie pal go cold turkey.

Featuring: Matthew Crosby (Matthew), Tom Parry (Tom), Ben Clark (Ben).


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