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


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2011 - 2018
  • 41 episodes (5 series)

Anglo-American sitcom about a British couple who try to recreate their UK sitcom hit for American audiences with disastrous results. Stars Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan, Kathleen Rose Perkins, John Pankow and more.

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Series 2, Episode 9

Episodes. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lincoln (Stephen Mangan), Rob Randolph (James Purefoy). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC
It's the night of Merc's 'Man of the Year' event. However, his moment of glory turns sour when Carol tells him about Matt's affair with Jamie. Beverly's relationship with Rob grows deeper, and Sean is forced to decide whether he's willing to forget the past and fight for his wife.

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Broadcast details

Friday 6th July 2012
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 6th July 2012 10:00pm BBC HD
Friday 6th July 2012 11:00pm BBC2 Wales
Sunday 8th July 2012 11:30pm BBC2
Sunday 8th July 2012 11:30pm BBC HD

Cast & crew

Matt LeBlanc Matt LeBlanc
Tamsin Greig Beverly Lincoln
Stephen Mangan Sean Lincoln
Kathleen Rose Perkins Carol Rance
John Pankow Merc Lapidus
Mircea Monroe Morning Randolph
Daisy Haggard Myra Licht
Joseph May Andy Button
Michael Brandon Elliot Salad
Genevieve O'Reilly Jamie Lapidus
Guest cast
Oliver Kieran Jones Andrew Lesley
Jacob Anderson Kevin
Harry McEntire Jason
Sam Palladio Stoke
James Purefoy Rob Randolph (Morning's Brother)
Nigel Planer Sanford Shamiro (Matt's Lawyer)
Amanda Forbes Opera Singer
Writing team
David Crane Writer
Jeffrey Klarik Writer
Production team
Jim Field Smith Director
Debbie Pisani Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
David Crane Executive Producer
Jeffrey Klarik Executive Producer
Nigel Williams Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Tony Fanning Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer


Hike Revelation

While on a hike, Beverly lets it slip that Jamie Lapidus has been having an affair with Matt.

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

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