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 3, Episode 9

As interest in their new script intensifies, Beverly struggles to keep Sean on course and return to London.

Further details

Episodes. Castor Sotto (Chris Diamantopoulos). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

Matt has his own battles to fight when he learns that NBC expects him to audition for the lead in a new drama pilot.

Over at the network, Castor calls a meeting to present his new vision for broadcast television. He puts on a dynamic display, lighting the fuse on the time bomb that is his career.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 9th July 2014
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
Michael Brandon Elliot Salad
Roger Bart Roger Riskin
Andrea Rosen Eileen Jaffee
Chris Diamantopoulos Castor Sotto
Guest cast
Scarlett Rose Patterson Wendy
Laurie Calvert Carol's Assistant
Sally Tatum Lily (Network Executive)
David Armand Maurice (Network Executive)
Oliver Kieran Jones (as Oliver Kieran-Jones) Andrew Lesley
Sharon Sachs Berta Nissick
Les Moonves Self
Writing team
David Crane Writer
Jeffrey Klarik Writer
Production team
Iain B MacDonald Director
Debbie Pisani Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
David Crane Executive Producer
Jeffrey Klarik Executive Producer


How television works

Matt talks Sean and Beverly through the Los Angeles auditioning process.

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


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