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 2, Episode 5

Zak makes an unwelcome return with wife Sophie who is horrified when the true nature of his problems are revealed with characteristic bluntness by Nitin.

Further details

Damned. Natalie Moore (Isy Suttie). Copyright: What Larks Productions.

It's an awkward start to the day when Rose and Dennis wake up in bed in Denise's house.

Nat is trying to land a birth partner with the offer of free crisps and water.

Al gets lumbered with Mimi when he visits an ex-client who has been skipping classes.

Rose rolls in to find Martin has dispatched Nitin to deal with her clients, a pair of drug-addicted parents, where he makes an unsettling discovery.

Zak makes an unwelcome return with wife Sophie who is horrified when the true nature of his problems are revealed with characteristic bluntness by Nitin.

Notes

This episode was postponed from its original scheduled slot of 10pm on 14th March to allow for extra programming after the death of Stephen Hawking.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 21st March 2018
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
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
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
Catriona Knox Sophie
Will Smith Zak
Yasmine Akram Hazel
Tom Basden Aidan
Scarlett Brookes Amy
Anya McKenna Bruce Ellie
Dario Coates Nick
Leonie Elliott Melanie (Teaching Assistant)
Yohanna Ephrem Zadie
Shola Adewusi Telephone Caller (Voice)
Writing team
Morwenna Banks Writer
Jo Brand Writer
Will Smith Writer
Production team
Natalie Bailey Director
Claire Whalley Producer

Video

Looking for a birthing partner

Natalie explains to Martin about how she is looking for someone to be her birthing partner.

Featuring: Jo Brand (Rose Denby), Kevin Eldon (Martin Bickerstaff), Isy Suttie (Natalie Moore).

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