Cockroaches. Image shows from L to R: Tom (Daniel Lawrence Taylor), Suze (Esther Smith). Copyright: Big Talk Productions


  • TV sitcom
  • ITV2
  • 2015
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Romantic comedy set after a nuclear war. Daniel Lawrence Taylor and Esther Smith star. Created by Bad Education's Freddy Syborn. Stars Daniel Lawrence Taylor, Esther Smith, Tom Davis, Jessica Emily Rose, Jack Whitehall and more.

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Series 1, Episode 1

Cockroaches. Oscar (Jack Whitehall). Copyright: Big Talk Productions
Tom, Suze and Laura stumble across the camp while wandering around the wasteland that was once England. Unfortunately, the place is run by Oscar, Suze's insufferable ex. They soon discover lack of food and water are the least of their problems.

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Broadcast details

Tuesday 13th January 2015
35 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 14th January 2015 11:10pm ITV2
Friday 16th January 2015 12:05am ITV2
Saturday 17th January 2015 2:00am ITV2

Cast & crew

Daniel Lawrence Taylor Tom
Esther Smith Suze
Tom Davis Felix
Jessica Emily Rose Laura
Jack Whitehall Oscar
Rebecca Humphries Jennifer
Robert Bathurst Prime Minister
Guest cast
Artie Blair Brother
Richard Brimblecombe Newsreader
Felix Hagan Musician
Caroline Quentin Cathy (Suze's Mum)
Rob Vowles Dad
Writing team
Freddy Syborn Writer
Production team
Ben Taylor Director
Clelia Mountford Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Matthew Justice Executive Producer
Josh Cole Co-producer
Mark Henson Editor
Oli Julian Composer
Julian Nagel Production Designer


Cockroaches on ITV2 : Survival Tip No.1

There are a few tips you should remember if the world is about to end...

Tip 1 : Stop What You're Doing

Featuring: Daniel Lawrence Taylor (Tom), Esther Smith (Suze) & Caroline Quentin (Cathy).

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