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 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.

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Broadcast details

Tuesday 15th January 2019
Channel 4
35 minutes


Show past repeats

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

Cast & crew

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
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
Andy Lumsden 1st Assistant Director


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), Serena Evans (Mrs Hammond), Michaela Watkins (Sydney), Catherine Skinner (Mrs Hughes), Carl Robins (Mr Hughes) & Woody Norman (Sam).


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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