Cowards. Image shows from L to R: Tim Key, Stefan Golaszewski, Lloyd Woolf, Tom Basden. Copyright: Angel Eye Media.


BBC Four sketch show programme. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Tom Basden, Stefan Golaszewski, Tim Key and Lloyd Woolf.

Series 1, Episode 1

Animated sketch of Richard Madeley. Copyright: Angel Eye Media.
Sketch show offering a unique comic slant on human frailties, within an ever-shifting world full of surprise and invention. Scenarios range from Russian roulette at the dinner table to socially-awkward judges.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 20th January 2009
BBC Four
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Basden Various
Stefan Golaszewski Various
Tim Key Various
Lloyd Woolf Various
Guest cast
Victoria Balnaves Ensemble Actor
Zoe Gardner Ensemble Actor
Morgan Peterson Ensemble Actor
Lauren Moore Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Tom Basden Writer
Stefan Golaszewski Writer
Tim Key Writer
Lloyd Woolf Writer
Production team
Steve Bendelack Director
Seb Barwell Producer
Cheryl Taylor Executive Producer
Richard Osborne Executive Producer


Cowards Episode One Preview

A dog with a secret.

Featuring: Lloyd Woolf.

The Four Judges

One of the judges realises he has been getting his words mixed up.

Featuring: Tom Basden, Stefan Golaszewski, Tim Key, Lloyd Woolf.


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