Changing Ends. Image shows left to right: Present Day Alan (Alan Carr), Alan (Oliver Savell). Credit: Baby Cow Productions
Changing Ends

Changing Ends

  • TV sitcom
  • ITVX
  • 2023
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

A semi-autobiographical sitcom about Alan Carr's life growing up in Northampton in the 1980s. Also features Oliver Savell, Shaun Dooley, Nancy Sullivan, Taylor Fay, Rourke Mooney and more.

  • Due to return for Series 2

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3 - Man On

Changing Ends. Image shows left to right: Miss Gideon (Cariad Lloyd), Young Alan Carr (Oliver Savell), Kay (Dotty Davies). Credit: Baby Cow Productions
Alan gets the acting bug at the school Drama club but Christine becomes concerned when he comes home from school with a black eye. How did he get it and who gave it to him?

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st June 2023
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 30th April 2024 8:30pm ITV1


Cast & crew

Oliver Savell Young Alan Carr
Alan Carr Present Day Alan
Shaun Dooley Graham Carr
Nancy Sullivan Christine Carr
Taylor Fay Gary Carr
Rourke Mooney Charlie Hudson
Gabby Best Angela Hudson
Harry Peacock Nigel Hudson
Colin Salmon Ron
Joseph Dobbin Paddy
Nitin Ganatra Mr. Robertson
Keira Chansa Maz
Victoria Alcock Val
Matthew Stagg Mandy Taylor
Logan Matthews Leslie Gorman
Guest cast
Dotty Davies Kay
Cariad Lloyd Miss Gideon
Riz Khan Reporter
Writing team
Alan Carr Writer
Simon Carlyle Writer
Production team
Dave Lambert Director
Mollie Freedman Berthoud Series Producer
Sarah Monteith Executive Producer
Rupert Majendie Executive Producer
Alan Carr Executive Producer
Danny Julian Executive Producer
Simon Carlyle Executive Producer
Thomas Perrett Editor
Thorin Thompson Production Designer
Catherine Willis Casting Director
Heather MacVean Costume Designer
Bud Gallimore Director of Photography
Vanessa White Make-up Designer
Richard Day Composer
Kas Braganza 1st Assistant Director


Alan receives a special pep talk

After an encounter with bullies, Miss Gideon gives Alan a special pep talk.

Featuring: Alan Carr (Present Day Alan), Dotty Davies (Kay), Oliver Savell (Young Alan Carr), Logan Matthews (Leslie Gorman), Matthew Stagg (Mandy Taylor) & Cariad Lloyd (Miss Gideon).

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