Common Ground. Image shows from L to R: Jill (Celia Pacquola), Rupert (Johnny Vegas). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Common Ground

Sky Atlantic comedy drama. 10 episodes (1 series) in 2013. Stars Tom Davis, Eleanor Lawrence, Sean Pertwee, Brendan Coyle, Charles Dance, Amelia Bullmore, Hugo Speer and others.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Sunshine Simon

South London crook Simon 'Sunshine' Wilson (Tom Davis) is a big fish in a small pond.

Further details

Common Ground. Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

South London crook Simon 'Sunshine' Wilson (Tom Davis) is a big fish in a small pond.

Sunshine means well and tries to be as 'legitimate' as possible for his wife Kelly (Eleanor Lawrence) and their two daughters, but news that old pal, Mad Mickey Quinn (Sean Pertwee) has escaped from a prison van, is quite the surprise.

Also involved is DI Tommy Cockburn (Brendan Coyle) - the man who originally sent Mad Mickey to jail.


Previously known as Sunshine.

Broadcast details

Monday 11th February 2013
Sky Atlantic
15 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Davis Simon 'Sunshine' Wilson
Eleanor Lawrence Kelly
Sean Pertwee Mad Mickey Quinn
Brendan Coyle DCI Tommy Cockburn
Paul Kaye Spinks
Guest cast
Hemi Yeroham Salim
Nicola Sloane Grace
Martina Horrigan Chinese Tracey
Writing team
Tom Davis Writer
Eleanor Lawrence Writer
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Dave Lambert (as David Lambert) Director
Alison MacPhail Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer


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Tom Davis stars as 'Sunshine Simon', a lowly South London crook.


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