Damned. Image shows from L to R: Natalie Moore (Isy Suttie), Rose Denby (Jo Brand), Nitin (Himesh Patel), Al Kavanagh (Alan Davies), Denise Donnelly (Georgie Glen), Martin Bickerstaff (Kevin Eldon), Natalie Moore (Isy Suttie). Copyright: What Larks Productions.

Damned

Channel 4 and Sky Arts comedy drama about a social services department. 13 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2014 - 2018. Stars Jo Brand, Alan Davies, Himesh Patel, Kevin Eldon and others.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Tuesday 27th September 2016

Every day, the team of dedicated social workers in Children's Services at Elm Heath council are faced with government cuts, huge levels of stress-related sick leave, useless temporary staff and an ever increasing client list. This week Nitin, the ex-copper with no personal allegiances or friends, is tasked with grassing on the rest of the team.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 4th October 2016

An unexpected outbreak of punctuality surprises the cluster teams at Elm Heath, Rose uncovers an embarrassing truth whilst investigating an improper teacher-pupil relationship, and Nitin wins the job of cleaning Elm Heath council's most toxic kitchen. Meanwhile, Al quietly comes to the rescue of his clients with learning difficulties and a new baby.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Tuesday 11th October 2016

Elm Heath Children's Services is doing its best: Al is worrying about the homophobic abuse of some gay parents while Nitin is throwing up everywhere having accidentally put his arse up on Instagram.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Tuesday 18th October 2016

Rose's mum has dementia. There's no way of looking after her unless Rose can pass her off as work experience and craftily get her assessed by the Elderly Care team upstairs.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Tuesday 25th October 2016

Nitin is getting a haircut, because Nat's fixed him up with a date and Nitin badly 'wants some'. Meanwhile, PC Harris calls an Emergency Strategy Meeting at Children's Services.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Tuesday 1st November 2016

It's Judgement Day at Elm Heath Children's Services. Denise wants outstanding cases closed, or heads will roll.

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