Cuckoo. Image shows from L to R: Ivy (Andie MacDowell), Ken (Greg Davies). Copyright: Roughcut Television.


BBC Three and BBC Three (Online) sitcom about a family. 33 episodes (5 series), 2012 - 2019. Stars Greg Davies, Helen Baxendale, Esther Smith, Tyger Drew-Honey and others.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Ken On E

Ken has his eye on becoming a local Lib Dem councillor, but Dylan getting into a fight at school sets his ambitions awry. Lorna intends that Cuckoo and Ken do a little bonding.

Further details

Cuckoo. Image shows from L to R: Ken (Greg Davies), Cuckoo (Andy Samberg). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

Ken is over the moon when he's been picked to become a Lib Dem Councillor. Cuckoo is full of advice; politics is, after all, his special subject.

Ken is devastated when Dylan kicks a guy in the nads and unwittingly ruins everything. Can wise Cuckoo pull Ken out of his hole and get him his dream back? Nope.


Erroneously, Tyger Drew-Honey was not credited in this episode.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 9th October 2012
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Ken
Helen Baxendale Lorna
Tyger Drew-Honey Dylan
Kenneth Collard Steve
Juliet Cowan Nina
Andy Samberg Cuckoo
Selina Griffiths Connie
Tamla Kari Rachel
Holly Earl Zoe
Guest cast
Chris Kendall Neil
Tania Rodrigues Receptionist
James Puddephatt Headmaster
Harry Kershaw Zeb
Writing team
Robin French Writer
Kieron Quirke Writer
Production team
Ben Taylor Director
Dan Hine Producer
Ash Atalla Executive Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer


Cuckoo - Episode 3 Trailer

A preview of the third episode of the sitcom.

Featuring: Greg Davies (Ken), Helen Baxendale (Lorna), Kenneth Collard (Steve), Andy Samberg (Cuckoo), Tamla Kari (Rachel).

DJ Ken

While under the influence, Ken and Cuckoo take over the DJ duties at a party.

Featuring: Greg Davies (Ken), Andy Samberg (Cuckoo).


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