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


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three / BBC Three (Online)
  • 2012 - 2019
  • 33 episodes (5 series)

BBC Three comedy starring Greg Davies as the constantly infuriated husband and father of a peculiar family. Also features Helen Baxendale, Esther Smith, Tyger Drew-Honey, Kenneth Collard, Juliet Cowan and more.

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Series 2, Episode 6 - Neighbourhood Watch

A night-time intruder and a local car theft spur the Thompson and Chance families into abandoning Neighbour Watch and taking matters into their own hands.

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Cuckoo. Image shows from L to R: Rachel (Esther Smith), Ken (Greg Davies), Lorna (Helen Baxendale). Copyright: Roughcut Television

When the Neighbour Watch scheme is abandoned it gives Ken and Steve a chance to prove their manliness.

Ben has found the three-bed semi of his dreams, and Rachel has a decision to make.

Broadcast details

Thursday 11th September 2014
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 12th September 2014 12:30am BBC3
Friday 12th September 2014 3:00am BBC3
Friday 12th September 2014 9:00pm BBC3
Saturday 13th September 2014 1:35am BBC3
Sunday 14th September 2014 10:45pm BBC3
Monday 15th September 2014 2:00am BBC3
Tuesday 16th September 2014 1:00am BBC3
Sunday 21st September 2014 3:30am BBC3
Monday 22nd December 2014 3:00am BBC3
Tuesday 23rd December 2014 11:10pm BBC1
Wednesday 24th December 2014 12:10am BBC1 Scot
Monday 8th February 2016 3:00am BBC3
Tuesday 16th February 2016 1:30am BBC3
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 11:15pm BBC1
Thursday 4th June 2020 12:00am BBC1 Wales
Monday 11th July 2022 11:15pm BBC3
Tuesday 12th July 2022 2:50am BBC3
Thursday 14th July 2022 3:05am BBC3
Wednesday 18th January 2023 11:40pm BBC3
Thursday 19th January 2023 1:35am BBC3
Friday 20th January 2023 3:25am BBC3

Cast & crew

Greg Davies Ken
Helen Baxendale Lorna
Esther Smith Rachel
Tyger Drew-Honey Dylan
Kenneth Collard Steve
Juliet Cowan Nina
Taylor Lautner Dale
Matt Lacey Ben
Selina Griffiths Connie
Holly Earl Zoe
Guest cast
Sevan Stephan Pepe
Chris Kendall Neil
Carl Rice Terry
Nick Mohammed Policeman
Writing team
Ben Edwards Writer
Production team
Ben Taylor Director
Dan Hine Producer
Ash Atalla Executive Producer
Nigel Williams Editor
Julian Nagel Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer


Baton Fun

Dale shows off his baton twirling skills.

Featuring: Greg Davies (Ken), Taylor Lautner (Dale) & Nick Mohammed (Policeman).

Mr Chocolate

Dale and Chief Ben talk about Mr Chocolate.

Featuring: Greg Davies (Ken), Taylor Lautner (Dale) & Esther Smith (Rachel).

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