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

Catastrophe

  • 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 4, Episode 2

Catastrophe. Image shows from L to R: Sydney (Michaela Watkins), Rob (Rob Delaney). Copyright: Avalon Television
Rob's newly religious sister Sydney visits from the US and a child's accident at school reveals a surprising teacher-pupil rapport to Sharon. Fran invites Sharon to see her son up close in his revealing new play, while Chris introduces his own guest; his new young girlfriend.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 15th January 2019
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
35 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 19th January 2019 1:30am C4

Cast & crew

Cast
Rob Delaney Rob
Sharon Horgan Sharon
Ashley Jensen Fran
Mark Bonnar Chris
Daniel Lapaine Dave
Emily Lloyd Saini Tanya
Guest cast
Serena Evans Mrs Hammond
Kai Alexander Jeffrey
Dexter Hyman Frankie
Sonny Hyman Frankie
Michaela Watkins Sydney
Geoffrey Burton Lucien
Catherine Skinner Mrs Hughes
Carl Robins Mr Hughes
Marty Cruickshank Pam the Quaker
Lance Bremmer Jimmy
Woody Norman Sam
Writing team
Rob Delaney Writer
Sharon Horgan Writer
Production team
Jim O'Hanlon Director
Andy Lumsden 1st Assistant Director
Toby Welch Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
Kara Baker Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Rob Delaney Executive Producer
Sharon Horgan Executive Producer
Samantha McCole Line Producer
Christopher Watson Editor
Chris Richmond Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Rebecca Duncan Costume Designer
Mattias Nyberg Director of Photography
Jacquetta Levon Make-up Designer
Oli Julian Composer

Video

Sharon scares a kid

Sharon discovers that one of her students is scared of her, and she wants to find out why...

Featuring: Sharon Horgan (Sharon) & Daniel Lapaine (Dave).

Press

Series four of the Sharon Horgan-Rob Delaney comedy got off to a cracking start last week and doesn't let up here as Rob's sister Sidney, who has discovered religion, pays a visit from the US. Meanwhile, Fran invites Sharon to see her son in his revealing new play while Chris brings along a guest: his new girlfriend.

David Stubbs, The Guardian, 15th January 2019

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