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

Cuckoo

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 5 - Connie Sings

Lorna's best friend, Connie, is round for dinner - and self-appointed guru Cuckoo manages to motivate her to leave Steve and pursue her childhood dream of becoming a singer.

Further details

Cuckoo. Image shows from L to R: Connie (Selina Griffiths), Cuckoo (Andy Samberg). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

Lorna's best friend, Connie, is round for dinner - and self-appointed guru Cuckoo manages to motivate her to leave Steve and pursue her childhood dream of becoming a singer.

The only cloud on the horizon is the fact that Connie's voice is horrible and shit. Ken survives three days listening to the caterwauling harpie - before he realises it's time to act.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 23rd October 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Ken
Helen Baxendale Lorna
Tyger Drew-Honey Dylan
Kenneth Collard Steve
Andy Samberg Cuckoo
Selina Griffiths Connie
Tamla Kari Rachel
Guest cast
Joseph Long Alexandro
Writing team
Robin French Writer
Kieron Quirke Writer
Production team
Ben Taylor Director
Dan Hine Producer
Ash Atalla Executive Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer

Videos

Busking It

In an attempt to boost Connie's confidence in singing, he gets her to busk on the street.

Featuring: Andy Samberg (Cuckoo), Selina Griffiths (Connie).

Cuckoo's Former Life

A clip of Cuckoo, then Dale Ashbrick, singing with his Glee club at Yale University. A section of this was seen in the show, but here it is in full.

Featuring: Andy Samberg (Cuckoo).

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