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 3, Episode 5

Catastrophe. Image shows from L to R: Taco Guy (Bilal Zafar), Rob (Rob Delaney), Rafe (Jordan Stephens). Copyright: Avalon Television
Rob returns to his job at Braeband stating he is just back from 'holiday in Canada', while bad news pulls Sharon back to Ireland. With Sharon away, and left home alone to look after the children, Rob's life continues to spiral out of control. Unhappy with the situation at his family home Chris decides, in typical style, to confront his nemesis.

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Broadcast details

Tuesday 28th March 2017
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 1st April 2017 3:45am C4

Cast & crew

Rob Delaney Rob
Sharon Horgan Sharon
Mark Bonnar Chris
Jonathan Forbes Fergal
Frances Tomelty Carol
Gary Lilburn Des
Seeta Indrani Harita
Douglas Hodge Douglas
Guest cast
Eileen Walsh Kate
Lauren Socha Anna
Barbara Horne Margaret
Ruth McCabe Dympna
Lloyd Hutchinson Doctor
Jordan Stephens Rafe
Bilal Zafar Taco Guy
Dexter Hyman Frankie
Sonny Hyman Frankie
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
Sam Harley (as Samantha Harley) Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Amanda Monk Costume Designer
Dan Stafford-Clark Director of Photography
Lulu Hall Make-up Designer
Oli Julian Composer
David Chalstrey 1st Assistant Director


The awkward return to work

Rob awkwardly returns to work after his sexual harassment accusations.

Featuring: Rob Delaney (Rob), Sharon Horgan (Sharon), Jonathan Forbes (Fergal), Seeta Indrani (Harita), Barbara Horne (Margaret) & Jordan Stephens (Rafe).

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