Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Beverly Lincoln (Tamsin Greig), Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc), Sean Lincoln (Stephen Mangan). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.


BBC Two sitcom about Brits making TV in the US. 41 episodes (5 series), 2011 - 2018. Stars Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan, Kathleen Rose Perkins and others.

Series 1, Episode 2

Sean and Beverly are still reeling from the network's decision to cast Matt LeBlanc as the star of their show.

Further details

Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Merc Lapidus (John Pankow), Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

When Sean and Beverly meet Matt LeBlanc at a swanky LA dinner party at Merc's house, Matt couldn't be more charming or flattering about their show.

Unfortunately, over time the natural animosity between Matt and Beverly rises to the surface, and Beverly learns just how much you don't want the former Friend as an enemy.

Broadcast details

Monday 17th January 2011
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Matt LeBlanc Matt LeBlanc
    Tamsin Greig Beverly Lincoln
    Stephen Mangan Sean Lincoln
    Kathleen Rose Perkins Carol Rance
    John Pankow Merc Lapidus
    Daisy Haggard Myra Licht
    Joseph May Andy Button
    Genevieve O'Reilly Jamie Lapidus
    Guest cast
    Bruce Lester Johnson Roger
    Lou Hirsch Wallace (Security Guard)
    William Hope Matt's Agent
    Rick Kissack Waiter
    Writing team
    David Crane Writer
    Jeffrey Klarik Writer
    Production team
    James Griffiths Director
    Pat Lees Producer
    David Crane Producer
    Jeffrey Klarik Producer
    Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
    David Crane Executive Producer
    Jeffrey Klarik Executive Producer
    Nigel Williams Editor
    Grenville Horner Production Designer
    Mark Thomas Composer


    Matt LeBlanc in Episodes - Preview

    A preview of Friends star Matt LeBlanc in Episodes.

    Featuring: Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc).

    Canapes At Merc's Party

    Beverly worries about how she looks compared to the other women at the glamorous TV party. Carol from the Network is on hand however to supposedly calm her fears...

    Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

    Featuring: Tamsin Greig (Beverly Lincoln), Kathleen Rose Perkins (Carol Rance).

    Matt Loves The Show!

    Sean and Beverly chat to Matt at Merc's party and find out to their surprise not only has he watched their original show - but he actually seems to love it...

    Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

    Featuring: Matt LeBlanc (Matt LeBlanc), Tamsin Greig (Beverly Lincoln), Stephen Mangan (Sean Lincoln).


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