Car Share. Image shows from L to R: John Redmond (Peter Kay), Kayleigh Kitson (Sian Gibson). Copyright: Goodnight Vienna Productions
Car Share

Car Share

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2015 - 2020
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom about two workers thrown together in a company car share scheme, who soon find a potential romance blossoms. Stars Peter Kay, Sian Gibson, Danny Swarsbrick and Guy Garvey.

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Finale Specials - The Finale

Car crash scene - with NOW CD. Copyright: Goodnight Vienna Productions
John and Kayleigh were not in good place the last time we saw them, but what happened next? Finally we find get to find out in the last-ever episode of the award-winning series.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Monday 28th May 2018
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 1st June 2018 11:25pm BBC1
Friday 31st July 2020 9:00pm BBC1
Friday 31st July 2020 10:45pm BBC1 Wales

Cast & crew

Peter Kay John Redmond
Sian Gibson Kayleigh Kitson
Guy Garvey Steve
Writing team
Paul Coleman Writer
Peter Kay Writer
Sian Gibson Writer
Production team
Peter Kay Director
Gill Isles Producer
Margaret Mubarek Executive Producer
Lynn Roberts Line Producer
Matt Brown Editor
Jim Holloway Production Designer
Rick Laxton Casting Director
Rebecca McManus Costume Designer
Andy Hibbert Director of Photography
Nadine Al-Samarraie Make-up Designer
James Jayawardena Composer
Amanda Neal 1st Assistant Director


The Finale trailer

John and Kayleigh were not in good place the last time we saw them, but what happened next?

Featuring: Peter Kay (John Redmond) & Sian Gibson (Kayleigh Kitson).

How Car Share ended

John and Kayleigh were not in a good place the last time we saw them, but what happened next?

Featuring: Peter Kay (John Redmond) & Sian Gibson (Kayleigh Kitson).


Peter Kay's Car Share ended with just - just - enough grit to redeem it from wholesale mawkishness. Sight gags - a billboard for C4's forthcoming My Big Fat Undateable Bake Off - and local radio trickles ("Forever FM... get in touch with your favourite bubble-wrap memories...") helped, and Kay and Sian Gibson gelled as ever, but you wonder whether both aren't just a little glad to get shot of it, after an unsuccessful (worse, just unfunny) improvised recent episode for which they got pelters on (sigh) social media. It'll still be hailed as something of a delight in reminding us of the glories that can be found in the dullest of routine lives, but I hadn't quite remembered the relative grubbiness of some of the gags. Then again, life - the idea of human perfection being, remember, preposterous - is mostly grubby. Amen to that.

Euan Ferguson, The Guardian, 3rd June 2018

Peter Kay's Car Share finale review

For the most part it was weak, bland and pretty boring stuff.

Andy Lloyd, Telly Binge, 31st May 2018

Car Share (BBC One) review

What he has manged to do in 12 episodes though is create a classic akin to Fawlty Towers.

Shouting At The Telly, 30th May 2018

Review - Peter Kay's Car Share: The Finale

It's titled The Finale, but is it?

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 29th May 2018

Peter Kay's Car Share finale review

Peter Kay's Car Share finale didn't need to exist - but you'd need a heart of stone not to be moved by it anyway.

Stuart Heritage, i Newspaper, 29th May 2018

Although Peter Kay has spent 2018 out of the spotlight due to what the comic has described as "unforeseen family circumstances", he has still managed to put out the final two episodes of his beloved Bafta-winning sitcom. The first, Car Share: Unscripted, was a hit-and-miss improvised episode that included a joke some viewers considered transphobic. Will this overall finale be a more decisive hit? And will John (Kay) and Kayleigh (Sian Gibson) drive off into the sunset?

Hannah J Davies, The Guardian, 28th May 2018

Peter Kay's Car Share finale - the verdict

It was the final episode that fans had been hoping for - Peter Kay's Car Share drew to a close with the "will they, won't they" relationship between John and Kayleigh finally resolved. Sort of.

BBC, 28th May 2018

TV review: Peter Kay's Car Share, The Finale, BBC1

Well that was about as soppy as everyone expected Peter Kay's very last Car Share to be.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 28th May 2018

Peter Kay's Car Share, review: a perfect finale

So John and Kayleigh drove off into the sunset together in Peter Kay's Car Share. Well, no, actually they didn't, because Peter Kay had a nifty little joke up his sleeve for the last scene of this funny and poignant, but never icky, finale.

Veronica Lee, The Telegraph, 28th May 2018

Peter Kay's Car Share reaches end of the road

Resisting the drive towards sentimentality, Kay delivers a high achievement in 21st century TV comedy.

Mark Lawson, The Guardian, 28th May 2018

Peter Kay's Car Share: The Finale, BBC Two review

Take that! John and Kayleigh get it together in a wonderful last road trip.

Jasper Rees, The Arts Desk, 28th May 2018

Peter Kay's Car Share risks harming its legacy

I still have enough faith in his comedic integrity for there to be several testing bends and large potholes in the road yet for John and Kayleigh. The course of true love never did run smooth, especially on the ring-roads of Greater Manchester.

Gerald Gilbert, i Newspaper, 25th May 2018

Car Share, the finale, review

Slapstick, tears and a surprise appearance from Peter Kay.

Veronica Lee, The Telegraph, 8th April 2018

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