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: Mrs Cohen (Tonya Cornelisse), James Cohen (Chris Noth), Sharon (Sharon Horgan), Rob (Rob Delaney). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 4, Episode 5

Sharon is unsettled by a strange moisture patch at school, while Rob's big boss at work visits London and takes a close interest in his career. Fran and Chris make a major decision.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 5th February 2019
Channel 4
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rob Delaney Rob
Sharon Horgan Sharon
Ashley Jensen Fran
Mark Bonnar Chris
Daniel Lapaine Dave
Sarah Niles Melissa
Seeta Indrani Harita
Douglas Hodge Douglas
Guest cast
Amanda Hale Catherine
Serena Evans Mrs Hammond
Kai Alexander Jeffrey
Dexter Hyman Frankie
Sonny Hyman Frankie
Chris Noth James Cohen
Dominic Rowan Mr Maxwell
Tonya Cornelisse Mrs Cohen
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


Very awkward encounter with the Head Teacher

When a new head teacher joins Sharon's school, an awkward moment catches her off guard...

Featuring: Rob Delaney (Rob), Sharon Horgan (Sharon), Serena Evans (Mrs Hammond), Sarah Niles (Melissa), Dominic Rowan (Mr Maxwell).


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