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 4 - Work & Play

In an attempt to stay on jobseekers allowance, Ben accidentally secures a job as vice president of Carabine Promotions.

Further details

Badults. Image shows from L to R: Ben (Ben Clark), Carabine (Jack Docherty). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

Professional brown nose Lucy is outraged at being overlooked for the position of vice president of Carabine Promotions.

Matthew is outraged that his lazy friend Ben is now not only his line manager but has also decided to make Matthew his PA and dogsbody.

Determined to find his fortune as a playwright, Tom is scripting a potentially award-winning play. Unfortunately, his muse is decidedly absent and he's struggling for inspiration until he takes Matthew's advice to 'write what you know' a tad too literally and transcribes all the action in the flat.

As the play about themselves spirals into farce, it is prosperous times at Carabine Promotions as Ben's lackadaisical attitude and lack of ideas somehow manages to inspire successful campaigns for Carabine's clients, making it harder for Lucy and Matthew to expose him.

Lucy and Matthew plot mutiny while Tom attempts to plot a finale.

Broadcast details

Monday 23rd 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
Dan Mersh Miles
Ben Moor Dominic
Simon Thomas Andreas
Atta Yaqub Model
Kai Ross Kid Matthew
John Naughton Kid Ben
Daniel Quinn Toye Kid Tom
Hannah Donaldson NASA Girl
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


Denim Thursdays

Matthew prepares himself for a big meeting with Mr. Carabine, but first the dress code...

Featuring: Matthew Crosby (Matthew), Jack Docherty (Carabine), Katherine Ryan (Lucy).


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