Coupling. Image shows from L to R: Jane (Gina Bellman), Susan (Sarah Alexander), Jeff (Richard Coyle), Steve (Jack Davenport), Sally (Kate Isitt), Patrick (Ben Miles). Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd.

Coupling

BBC Two and BBC Three sitcom about a group of friends. 28 episodes (4 series), 2000 - 2004. Stars Jack Davenport, Gina Bellman, Sarah Alexander, Kate Isitt and others.

Series 4, Episode 1 - 9½ Minutes

It's an action-packed 9-and-a-half minutes, as Jane meets blind date Oliver; Steve obsesses over 'the John Hurt moment'; Patrick decides to stick with Sally; and Oliver meets everyone else.

Further details

One bar, three different points of view, the same nine and a half minutes. Susan and Steve are now pregnant (well, mostly Susan); Patrick and Sally are discussing commitment (well, mostly Sally) and there's this guy called Oliver who has a blind date with Jane. But is his job going to be a problem?

Meanwhile, in the skies above an Aegean island, terrible danger grows.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 10th May 2004
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jack Davenport Steve
Gina Bellman Jane
Sarah Alexander Susan
Kate Isitt Sally
Ben Miles Patrick
Richard Mylan Oliver
Guest cast
Robin Kermode Dr. Reynolds
Amanda Abbington Nicola
Pandora Colin Emma
Writing team
Steven Moffat Writer
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Sue Vertue Producer
Beryl Vertue Executive Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Andrew Howe-Davies (as Andrew Howe Davies) Production Designer
Simon Brint Composer
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