Cold Feet. Image shows from L to R: Pete Gifford (John Thomson), Karen Marsden (Hermione Norris), David Marsden (Robert Bathurst), Jenny Gifford (Fay Ripley), Adam Williams (James Nesbitt).

Cold Feet

ITV comedy drama about three couples. 54 episodes (pilot + 8 series), 1997 - 2019. Stars James Nesbitt, John Thomson, Fay Ripley, Hermione Norris and others.

Another series is in development.

Cold Feet. Image shows from L to R: Adam Williams (James Nesbitt), Karen Marsden (Hermione Norris), David Marsden (Robert Bathurst), Pete Gifford (John Thomson), Jenny Gifford (Fay Ripley).

Series 8, Episode 2

After hearing some harsh home-truths from Matt, Adam seeks counselling in the form of Drama Therapy.

Further details

After hearing some harsh home-truths from Matt, Adam seeks counselling in the form of Drama Therapy. He ends up acting out scenarios but struggles to see the merit in it. His perseverance stirs up unexpected emotions and he's surprised to learn what's really behind his inability to commit to relationships.

As the twins' 18th birthday approaches, Karen's still grappling with parenthood; she's baffled by the constant stream of packages arriving for Ellie and is appalled when she learns how Ellie's coming by them. Karen turns to Adam for help, but struggling with being a single parent himself, he doesn't know what to suggest. Initially, that is.

Pete takes Evan the 'jumper' on as a cause; he saved his life, now he wants to save his soul. Jenny grapples with her secret, despite it being harder and harder to keep it to herself. Pete's preoccupation with Evan leads him to let young Adam down which aggravates an already sensitive Jenny.

Instead of living the high life, David struggles with the emasculation of being a kept man. Nikki tries to be understanding but as tensions increase, their relationship begins to falter.

Broadcast details

Monday 21st January 2019
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    James Nesbitt Adam Williams
    John Thomson Pete Gifford
    Fay Ripley Jenny Gifford
    Hermione Norris Karen Marsden
    Robert Bathurst David Marsden
    Ceallach Spellman Matthew Williams
    Daisy Edgar-Jones Olivia Marsden
    Madeleine Edmondson Chloe Gifford
    Jack Harper Adam Gifford
    Marji Campi Barbara Blyth
    Siobhan Finneran Nikki Kirkbright
    Sylvie Briggs Ellie Marsden
    Ivanno Jeremiah Charlie Sinclair
    Guest cast
    Wendy Albiston Brenda Howarth
    David Bark-Jones Ian Deacon
    Rosina Carbone Carrie Shaw
    Sarah Jane Corrigan Di Buchan
    Orla Cottingham Consultant
    Marvyn Dickinson Ed Gardner
    Verity-May Henry (as Verity Henry) Alex Unsworth
    Oliver Mellor Male Therapist 2
    Fergal McElherron Male Therapist 3
    Danny Morgan Evan Jenkins
    Yusra Warsama Erica Morris
    Writing team
    Mike Bullen Writer
    Donna Metcalfe Script Editor
    Production team
    Rebecca Gatward Director
    Tom Alibone 1st Assistant Director
    Margaret Conway Producer
    Kathryn O'Connor Producer
    Mike Bullen Executive Producer
    Kenton Allen Executive Producer
    Matthew Justice Executive Producer
    Helen Blyth Line Producer
    Mark Henson Editor
    Hayden Matthews Production Designer
    Andy Pryor Casting Director
    Darren Finch Costume Designer
    Stuart Biddlecombe Director of Photography
    Janet Horsfield Make-up Designer
    Edmund Butt Composer

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