Crims. Image shows from L to R: Luke (Elis James), Jason (Kadiff Kirwan). Copyright: BBC.

Crims

BBC Three sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Elis James, Kadiff Kirwan, Cariad Lloyd, Ricky Champ, Lashana Lynch, Ed Kear, Theo Barklem-Biggs and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

Luke inadvertently finds himself sentenced to two years in Young Offender Institution Sunnybank View after becoming a getaway driver for Jason.

Further details

Crims. Luke (Elis James). Copyright: BBC.

Luke inadvertently finds himself sentenced to two years in Young Offender Institution Sunnybank View after becoming a bank robber's getaway driver, along with the bank robber in question, his girlfriend's brother and so-called friend - Jason. To make matters worse he has to share a cell with Jason. Luke will have to rely on Jason's street smarts to get him through. Unfortunately, Jason is a massive idiot.

As Luke prepares for a life inside with cellmate Jason, things go from bad to worse as prison officers Dawn and Creg take a disliking to him, which doesn't help when he makes enemies with prison hard-men Marcel and Daz. Taking matters into his own hands, Jason challenges the pair to a fight with the help of his newly invented gang Lulu's Mob.

The only thing keeping Luke going was knowing that his girlfriend Gemma was sticking by him - but now she keeps talking about her new friend Roger. Can Luke save his relationship and avoid being mutilated?

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 8th January 2015
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Elis James Luke
    Kadiff Kirwan Jason
    Cariad Lloyd Dawn
    Ricky Champ Creg
    Lashana Lynch Gemma
    Ed Kear Black Elton John
    Theo Barklem-Biggs Marcel
    Selom Awadzi Daz
    Jamal Hadjkura Isaac
    Guest cast
    Naomi Cooper-Davis Bev
    Llewella Gideon Black Elton's Mum
    Kola Bokinni Lewis
    Ryan Bullman Massive Steve
    Writing team
    Adam Kay Writer
    Dan Swimer Writer
    Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
    Production team
    Alex Winckler Director
    Ben Kellett Director
    Ben Kellett Additional Direction
    James Farrell Producer
    Pete Thornton Executive Producer
    Stephen McCrum Executive Producer
    Calum Ross Editor
    Anthony Boys Editor
    Julian Nagel Production Designer
    Martin Carr Composer

    Videos

    Crims Preview

    A preview of new BBC Three sitcom Crims.

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    Featuring: Elis James (Luke), Kadiff Kirwan (Jason), Cariad Lloyd (Dawn).

    Meet Black Elton John

    A terrified Luke and excitable Jason meets prison wheeler-dealer 'Black Elton John', and the prison psychopath Marcel.

    Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

    Featuring: Elis James (Luke), Kadiff Kirwan (Jason), Ed Kear (Black Elton John), Theo Barklem-Biggs (Marcel).

    Creg is a Facebook stalker

    Dawn warns Creg that her Facebook photos have been hacked after he discovers he can't access them anymore...

    Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

    Featuring: Elis James (Luke), Cariad Lloyd (Dawn), Ricky Champ (Creg).

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