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, Ashley Jensen, Mark Bonnar and others.

Series 1, Episode 2

Sharon faces the reality of having a giant new room-mate in the form of Rob, the man whose child she happens to be carrying.

Further details

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

Sharon introduces Rob to her brother Fergal who gives them both a royal hard time.

Rob connects with an old school pal Dave, who's evolved into a delightful scumbag. Rob then endeavours to cook up a proper proposal to help Sharon feel better about the clumsiness of their situation.

Broadcast details

Monday 26th January 2015
Channel 4
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rob Delaney Rob
Sharon Horgan Sharon
Carrie Fisher Mia
Jonathan Forbes Fergal
Daniel Lapaine Dave
Sarah Niles Melissa
Marta Barrio Mallandra
Guest cast
Tobias Menzies Doctor Harries
Kate Kennedy Waitress
Robin Sebastian Jewellery Clerk
Writing team
Rob Delaney Writer
Sharon Horgan Writer
Production team
Ben Taylor Director
Jack Bayles Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
Kara Baker Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Rob Delaney Executive Producer
Sharon Horgan Executive Producer

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • Broadcast details of another repeat
  • This episode's inital overnight ratings
  • BCG Pro business users can see additional crew credits  
    If you join BCG Pro business, you can see composer, editor & production designer credits for this episode.

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?