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


  • TV sitcom
  • Channel 4
  • 2015 - 2019
  • 24 episodes (4 series)

Sitcom starring Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan as a couple who make a 'bloody mess' of falling in love. Also features Ashley Jensen, Mark Bonnar, Carrie Fisher, Jonathan Forbes, Frances Tomelty and more.

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Series 2, Episode 1

Times have changed for the turbulent lovers with their new arrival back home.

Preview clips

Further details

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

An ill-considered party is arranged to get the introductions done in one hit.

Unfortunately for Sharon, the gathering coincides with a visit from Rob's mum, a disturbing revelation about her father's health and an unfortunate incident with the family dog.

As the days starts to unravel, the fact that Sharon might be suffering with a hint of post-natal depression is just one of the complications they face.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 27th October 2015
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 29th October 2015 11:05pm 4seven
Monday 2nd November 2015 12:05am 4seven
Friday 1st January 2016 2:10am C4

Cast & crew

Rob Delaney Rob
Sharon Horgan Sharon
Mark Bonnar Chris
Carrie Fisher Mia
Jonathan Forbes Fergal
Frances Tomelty Carol
Gary Lilburn Des
Daniel Lapaine Dave
Sarah Niles Melissa
Seeta Indrani Harita
Marta Barrio Mallandra
Guest cast
Terri-Ann Brumby Midwife
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
Steve Ackroyd Editor
Monica Black Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer


Catastrophe - Series 2 trailer

The hit comedy starring Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney returns.

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

My mother the haemorrhoid

Sharon has quite possibly upset her mother in law.

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

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