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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