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

Catastrophe

Channel 4 sitcom about a messy relationship. 24 episodes (4 series), 2015 - 2019. Stars Rob Delaney, Sharon Horgan, Ashley Jensen, Mark Bonnar and others.

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BAFTA TV Awards 2020 nominations

Catastrophe, Derry Girls, Fleabag and Stath Lets Flats are amongst the nominees in the BAFTA TV Awards 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 4th June 2020

Sharon Horgan: interview

Sharon Horgan talks about the conclusion of her beloved sitcom Catastrophe, and following that up by starring in Military Wives with Kristin Scott Thomas.

Adrian Lobb, The Big Issue, 21st March 2020

Opinion: 2019 - the year of the sadcom

At the head of the sadcom table comes After Life, the series Ricky Gervais made for Netflix that has been showered with acclaim. Just because it is about someone trying to get over the death of a loved one doesn't mean it doesn't have to be miserable throughout. And it is funny in parts. But is it a sitcom?

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 26th December 2019

The 50 best TV shows of 2019: No 9 - Catastrophe

A note-perfect portrait of division and dysfunction, it was the TV show for our times - and its finale was earth-shattering.

Chitra Ramaswamy, The Guardian, 9th December 2019

The 30 best TV shows of the decade

Fleabag is the highest comedy in fourth place, in a list which also includes Black Mirror (7th), The Trip (16th), Detectorists (21st), Catastrophe (24th) and Mum (29th).

Ed Cumming and Fiona Sturges, The Independent, 2nd December 2019

The 100 best TV shows of the 21st century

The Thick Of It is the highest rated British comedy in fourth place. Also listed: The Office (6), Fleabag (8), Peep Show (9), Nighty Night (16), Black Mirror (23), Spaced (29), Catastrophe (34), Brass Eye (37), Detectorists (38), Nathan Barley (47), Black Books (53), Inside No. 9 (66), Shameless (70), The Inbetweeners (74), Gavin and Stacey (81), Fresh Meat (86), Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (92), The Trip (95) and The Mighty Boosh (98).

The Guardian, 16th September 2019

Sharon Horgan reveals alternate ending to Catastrophe

"Rob [Delaney] and I both had differing views about how it ended in our heads. Mine's the optimistic one. They have a really hard time, but they get to the shore, the kids are fine. I think Rob's was not as happy an ending."

Albertina Lloyd, Yahoo, 15th June 2019

Comedies in the running for Edinburgh TV Awards 2019

Fleabag, Famalam, Derry Girls, Catastrophe, Stath Lets Flats and After Life are in the running for the Edinburgh TV Awards 2019.

British Comedy Guide, 12th June 2019

How comedy-dramas use humour to tackle mental health

From Fleabag to Flowers - the Brits have a real knack for tragicomedy.

Ellie Harrison, Radio Times, 17th May 2019

Seriously funny: why we fell in love with dramedies

From Toby Jones's Don't Forget the Driver to Ricky Gervais in After Life, a new breed of 'dark comedy' is wowing TV critics and audiences.

Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 11th May 2019