Catastrophe. Image shows from L to R: Rob (Rob Delaney), Sharon (Sharon Horgan). Copyright: Avalon Television.


Channel 4 sitcom about a messy relationship. 24 episodes (4 series), 2015 - 2019. Stars Rob Delaney, Sharon Horgan, Marta Barrio, Ashley Jensen and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

Catastrophe. Image shows from L to R: Sharon (Sharon Horgan), Rob (Rob Delaney), Chris (Mark Bonnar), Fran (Ashley Jensen). Copyright: Avalon Television.
Scorching chemistry, instant pregnancy, and genuine disaster provide the foundation for the relationship between Sharon ('an extraordinarily good-smelling woman') and Rob ('a sturdy love-maker').

Broadcast details

Monday 19th January 2015
Channel 4
35 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Rob Delaney Rob
    Sharon Horgan Sharon
    Ashley Jensen Fran
    Mark Bonnar Chris
    Guest cast
    Elena Saurel Blaire
    Sophie Fletcher Doctor
    Ki'Juan Whitton School Child
    Samantha Ledda School Child
    Reece Pockney (as Recce Pockney) School Child
    Writing team
    Rob Delaney Writer
    Sharon Horgan Writer
    Production team
    Ben Taylor Director
    Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
    Kara Baker Executive Producer
    Jon Thoday Executive Producer
    Rob Delaney Executive Producer
    Sharon Horgan Executive Producer
    Adam Tandy Producer
    Steve Ackroyd Editor
    Miranda Jones Production Designer
    Oli Julian Composer


    Catastrophe - Trailer

    Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney star in this new British comedy.

    Featuring: Rob Delaney (Rob), Sharon Horgan (Sharon), Ashley Jensen (Fran), Carrie Fisher (Mia).

    That's My Visa

    It's the awkward morning after...

    Featuring: Rob Delaney (Rob), Sharon Horgan (Sharon).


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