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.

Cuckoo. Image shows from L to R: Ivy (Andie MacDowell), Gordon Andrews (James Greene). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

Series 5, Episode 4 - Macbeth

A strange old lady in a pub gives Ken a prediction - he will one day become a Lib Dem candidate! Could Ken's dream become a reality? Ivy decides to get involved.

Further details

Ken receives a prediction in the pub from a strange old lady - he will become a Lib Dem Candidate.

Weirdly, when the local MP dies, events seem to conspire to make Ken's political dreams a reality - causing the two women in his life to disagree.

Ivy is desperate for her brother to realise his dreams and become somebody she can be proud of, while Lorna really doesn't want Ken to make her into a political wife.

Ivy and Dylan go full House Of Cards to get Ken into office.

Broadcast details

Friday 4th January 2019
BBC Three (Online)
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Ken
Helen Baxendale Lorna
Esther Smith Rachel
Tyger Drew-Honey Dylan
Kenneth Collard Steve
Juliet Cowan Nina
Andie MacDowell Ivy
Matt Lacey Ben
Lily Frazer Tash
Guest cast
Lieve Carchon Old Woman
Chetna Pandya Yusra Duncan
James Greene Gordon Andrews
Matt Green Passionate Man
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


An unorthodox job interview with a furry

Dylan applies for a job at a garden centre, and his interview takes an inappropriate turn - with an unorthodox climax.

Featuring: Tyger Drew-Honey (Dylan), Chetna Pandya (Yusra Duncan).


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