Chekhov: Comedy Shorts. Nyukhin (Steve Coogan). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions
Chekhov: Comedy Shorts

Chekhov: Comedy Shorts

  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky Arts 2
  • 2010
  • 5 episodes (1 series)

Four all-star comedy dramas for Sky Arts, based on stories by Russian writer Anton Chekhov. Also features Johnny Vegas, Mackenzie Crook, Julian Barratt, Julia Davis, Mathew Horne and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4 - The Proposal

Lomov (Mathew Horne) visits his neighbour Natasha (Sheridan Smith) to ask for her hand in marriage.

Further details

Chekhov: Comedy Shorts. Image shows from L to R: Lomov (Mathew Horne), Natasha (Sheridan Smith). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions

Lomov a nervous hypochondriac, visits his neighbour Natasha to ask for her hand in marriage. But his romantic endeavours are scuppered when the couple, and also her father, find themselves in a circle of petty arguments and disagreements...and an unstoppable bout of one-upmanship.


Broadcast as a single 40-minute episode alongside The Dangers Of Tobacco.

Broadcast details

Sunday 28th November 2010
Sky Arts 2
25 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 2nd June 2011 11:10pm Sky Arts 2
Sunday 14th August 2011 9:15pm Sky Arts 2
Wednesday 17th August 2011 1:10am Sky Arts 2
Thursday 3rd November 2011 9:10pm Sky Arts 2
Friday 4th November 2011 4:10pm Sky Arts 2
Saturday 5th November 2011 9:30am Sky Arts 2
Wednesday 28th December 2011 12:40pm Sky Arts 2
Thursday 29th December 2011 12:40pm Sky Arts 2
Monday 2nd January 2012 4:10pm Sky Arts 2
Wednesday 4th January 2012 12:10am Sky Arts 2

Cast & crew

Mathew Horne Lomov
Sheridan Smith Natasha
Philip Jackson Natasha's Father
Writing team
Anton Chekhov Writer
Production team
Christine Gernon Director
Ted Dowd Producer

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