Count Abdulla. Image shows left to right: Kathy (Jaime Winstone), Abdulla Khan (Arian Nik)
Count Abdulla

Count Abdulla

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

Sitcom following a British Pakistani Muslim junior doctor who is bitten by a halal-hunting vampire. Stars Arian Nik, Jaime Winstone, Nina Wadia, Manpreet Bambra, Sia Alipour and more.

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Series 1, Episode 3 - The Lost Bhais

Count Abdulla. Image shows left to right: Amrita (Manpreet Bambra), Abdulla Khan (Arian Nik)
Niggled by his friends, Abdulla agrees to bring Kathy to a dinner party. Unfortunately Shafi and his friends are growing ever-more suspicious for their Muslim brother, leaving Abdulla to go in search of answers on his own.

Further details

In a double attempt to quash some of his friends' conspiracies around his dating life and to get some answers out of Kathy, Abdulla promises to bring her along to a dinner party at Amrita's, his unrequited love. After some rather uncomfortable dinner talk, what unfolds leaves him even more concerned for his well being than he was before, whilst his friends are simply disgusted. Kathy flees and he follows her to her flat desperate for some solutions, unbeknownst to him tailed by Shafi and his gang who have their own theories about what's going on with Abdulla, and aren't about to let him get up to any 'haram' in the meantime...

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 15th June 2023
Time
6am
Channel
ITVX
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 1st February 2024 10:05pm ITV2
Monday 5th February 2024 1:00am ITV2

Catch-up

Cast & crew

Cast
Arian Nik Abdulla Khan
Jaime Winstone Kathy
Nina Wadia Bushra Khan
Manpreet Bambra Amrita
Sia Alipour Shafi
Robert Eades Frank
Demmy Ladipo Chris
Rishi Nair Maajid
Guest cast
Moe Bar-El Yazan
Jonny Green Charles
Sophie Reid (as Sophie Reed) Ruby
Writing team
Kaamil Shah Writer
Production team
Asim Abbasi Director
Hussain Casey-Ahmed Producer
Phil Gilbert Executive Producer
Kaamil Shah Associate Producer
Ramit Anchal Post Producer
Craig Harbour Editor
Elena Muntoni Production Designer
Aisha Bywaters Casting Director
Susan Kulkarni Costume Designer
Arran Green Director of Photography
Katie King Make-up Designer
Barnaby Race Composer
Hannah Backshall Graphics
Beni Giles Composer
Kathryn O'Reilly (as Katherine O'Reilly) 1st Assistant Director

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