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.

Catastrophe. Image shows from L to R: Sydney (Michaela Watkins), Unknown, Rob (Rob Delaney). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 4, Episode 2

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.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 15th January 2019
Channel 4
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular 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
Toby Welch Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
Kara Baker Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Rob Delaney Executive Producer
Sharon Horgan Executive Producer


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


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