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.

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

Series 3, Episode 1 - Birth

Just as life looks like it's about to return to normal in the Thompson household, a transformed Dale returns from China to shake things up all over again.

Further details

Back in Lichfield, six months after Dale's dramatic departure. Rachel is still heartbroken, but has managed to salvage a certain friendship with her jilted former fiancé, Ben. Just as life looks like it's about to return to normal in the Thompson household, a transformed Dale returns from China to shake things up all over again.

Meanwhile, Ken and Lorna are preparing for the birth of their unexpected new baby, and their son Dylan is getting ready to leave for university.

A week past her due date, Lorna springs some new ideas on Ken about baby care.

Rachel is delighted when an old friend returns.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 16th February 2016
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Ken
Helen Baxendale Lorna
Esther Smith Rachel
Tyger Drew-Honey Dylan
Kenneth Collard Steve
Taylor Lautner Dale
Matt Lacey Ben
Jacqueline Boatswain Jane
Peter Landi Adrian
Guest cast
David Cheung Dreadlocked Henchman
Leon Sua Bearded Henchman
Jean-Paul Ly Tattooed Henchman
Ciarán Dowd Dr Stokes
Emma Pierson Jess
Lorna Gayle (as Lorna Gale) Midwife
Writing team
Robin French Writer
Kieron Quirke Writer
Production team
Paul Murphy Director
Emma Lawson Producer
Ash Atalla Executive Producer
Dan Hine Executive Producer

Video

Building bunk beds

Rachel walks into the bedroom while Dale is building bunk beds.

Featuring: Esther Smith (Rachel), Taylor Lautner (Dale).

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