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: Rachel (Esther Smith), Dylan (Tyger Drew-Honey), Lorna (Helen Baxendale), Ken (Greg Davies), Ivy (Andie MacDowell). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

Series 5, Episode 1 - Ivy Arrives

The Thompson clan are getting back to peace and quiet following Dale's departure, when Ken receives the unexpected news that he has a sister - Ivy.

Further details

The Thompson clan are getting back to peace and quiet following Dale's departure, when Ken receives the unexpected news that he has a sister - Ivy - who gets in touch out of the blue, seemingly wanting to get to know her new family.

Ken is really excited about his long-lost sister arriving, especially when it turns out she's a billionaire - but it turns out that Ivy doesn't intend on getting to know her brother at all.

Rachel returns from travelling single (things didn't work out with Dale) - but she's not the only person who's returned to Lichfield. Her ex-boyfriend Ben is back in touch...

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 4th January 2019
Time
10am
Channel
BBC Three (Online)
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Ken
Helen Baxendale Lorna
Esther Smith Rachel
Tyger Drew-Honey Dylan
Kenneth Collard Steve
Andie MacDowell Ivy
Adriano Broccu Sid
Guest cast
Richard Ede Private Investigator
George Arvidson Ivy's Diary Secretary
Steve Aaron Sipple Tigran
Matthew Bates Banker 1
Yoi Schpekt Banker 2
Habib Nasib Nader Bank Security Guard
Writing team
Robin French Writer
Kieron Quirke Writer
Production team
Ben Gregor Director
Izzy Mant Producer
Ash Atalla Executive Producer
Dan Hine Executive Producer
Emma Lawson Executive Producer

Video

What people do for money

Ken hopes to get a windfall when his long-lost billionaire sister Ivy comes to visit.

Featuring: Greg Davies (Ken), Andie MacDowell (Ivy), Matthew Bates (Banker 1), Yoi Schpekt (Banker 2), Habib Nasib Nader (Bank Security Guard).

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