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.


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.

Damned. Image shows from L to R: Nitin (Himesh Patel), Al Kavanagh (Alan Davies). Copyright: What Larks Productions.

Series 2, Episode 3

Rose is pelted with food before meeting up with Dennis, where she bumps into Al and Nitin on an awkward double date with a UKIP pin-up and her sister.

Further details

Nitin arrives early to be given a fright by Nat who has slept at the office.

Denise freezes on live TV when a case of historic abuse is mentioned.

Mimi and Martin's mentor/student relationship confuses everyone.

Al gets a literal shock when he visits the home of vicious criminal 'Animal' Hames, and Nitin drops in on drunk parent Zak to find that booze is the tip of the substance-abuse iceberg.

Rose is pelted with food before meeting up with Dennis, where she bumps into Al and Nitin on an awkward double date with a UKIP pin-up and her sister.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 28th February 2018
Channel 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jo Brand Rose Denby
    Alan Davies Al Kavanagh
    Himesh Patel Nitin
    Kevin Eldon Martin Bickerstaff
    Georgie Glen Denise Donnelly
    Isy Suttie Natalie Moore
    Morwenna Banks Ingrid
    Lolly Adefope Mimi
    Clive Mantle Dennis
    Mandeep Dhillon Telephone Caller (Voice)
    London Hughes Telephone Caller (Voice)
    Ellie White Telephone Caller (Voice)
    Ed Gaughan Telephone Caller (Voice)
    Jacob Scipio Telephone Caller (Voice)
    Guest cast
    Amy Jayne (as Amy-Jayne Leigh) Rose's Daughter
    Sophie Sanderson Rose's Daughter
    Marjorie Yates Audrey (Rose's Mum)
    Will Smith Zak
    Tessa Coates Lauren
    Phil Cornwell Animal Hames
    Ethan Hazzard Limahl
    Jason Lewis Policeman Zeppelin
    Stevie Martin Flo
    Thomas Nelstrop Garston
    Natasha Radski Daga
    Lucy Thackeray Policewoman Carrie
    Clare Vousden (as Claire Vousden) Claudia Funnell
    Shola Adewusi Mimi's Mother (Voice)
    Writing team
    Morwenna Banks Writer
    Jo Brand Writer
    Will Smith Writer
    Production team
    Natalie Bailey Director
    Andy Lumsden 1st Assistant Director
    Claire Whalley Producer
    Morwenna Banks Associate Producer
    Alison B Matthews Line Producer
    Ramit Anchal Post Production Producer
    Devan Vimal Post Production Producer
    Dan Robinson Editor
    Jeff Sherriff Production Designer
    Jo Buckingham Casting Director
    Marcia Stanton Costume Designer
    Jamie Hicks Director of Photography
    Sophie Slotover Make-up Designer

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