Doll & Em. Image shows from L to R: Doll (Dolly Wells), Em (Emily Mortimer).

Doll & Em

Sky Atlantic and Sky Living sitcom. 12 episodes (2 series), 2014 - 2015. Stars Dolly Wells, Emily Mortimer, Jonathan Cake, Aaron Himelstein, Olivia Wilde and Evan Rachel Wood.

Series 2, Episode 3

A chance encounter with Ewan McGregor takes Dolly by surprise, while Emily lands a film role that could threaten the future of her off-Broadway play with Doll.

Further details

Doll & Em. Image shows from L to R: Doll (Dolly Wells), Ewan McGregor, Em (Emily Mortimer). Copyright: King Bee Productions / Revolution Films.

As rehearsals for their off-Broadway play starring Olivia Wilde and Evan Rachel Wood continue, Dolly and Emily become baffled by the girls' interpretation that the characters, based on Doll and Em, share more than a platonic relationship.

And as Emily grows concerned about the reflection of her family in the play, Olivia pays her an unexpected late-night call to do extra research into her role.

Elsewhere, a night out with Buddy leads Doll to a chance encounter with a very enthusiastic Ewan McGregor. Discussing their mutual love of writing, the pair soon share much more than passing interests, helping to persuade Doll that New York might not be so bad after all.

But positive thinking doesn't last for long when Emily is offered a film role that will take her away from the play. Tensions mount between the friends as Dolly prepares to take the reins of their project while Emily struggles to relinquish control.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 17th June 2015
Sky Atlantic
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Dolly Wells Doll
Emily Mortimer Em
Jonathan Cake Buddy
Olivia Wilde Self
Evan Rachel Wood Self
Guest cast
Mischa Richter Noah (Emily's Husband)
Elsie Richter April (Emily's Daughter)
Ezra Richter Eddie (Emily's Son)
Alessandro Nivola John
Mikhail Baryshnikov Self
Ewan McGregor Self
Writing team
Emily Mortimer Writer
Dolly Wells Writer
Emily Mortimer Story
Dolly Wells Story
Azazel Jacobs Story
Production team
Azazel Jacobs Director
Alessandro Nivola Producer
Kevin Fitzmaurice Comer Producer
Emily Mortimer Producer
Dolly Wells Producer
Azazel Jacobs Producer
Andrew Eaton Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer


Ewan McGregor flirts with Doll

Doll talks to Ewan McGregor in a bar.

Featuring: Dolly Wells (Doll), Jonathan Cake (Buddy), Ewan McGregor.


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