Fresh Meat. Image shows from L to R: Kingsley (Joe Thomas), Vod (Zawe Ashton), Josie (Kimberley Nixon), JP (Jack Whitehall), Howard (Greg McHugh), Oregon (Charlotte Ritchie). Copyright: Objective Productions / Lime Pictures.

Fresh Meat

Channel 4 comedy drama about university students in a house-share. 30 episodes (4 series), 2011 - 2016. Stars Jack Whitehall, Joe Thomas, Charlotte Ritchie, Kimberley Nixon and others.

Series 1, Episode 4

Kingsley admits his virginity to Josie and agrees to lose it with her, but has sex with Ruth first.

Further details

Fresh Meat. Image shows from L to R: Kingsley (Joe Thomas), Vod (Zawe Ashton). Copyright: Objective Productions / Lime Pictures.

Kingsley is forced to confess to Josie that he is a virgin, and she offers to 'cure' him. But the deal is undercut when Kingsley unexpectedly winds up having sex with drama queen Ruth. Unable to fess up to Josie, Kingsley nevertheless goes ahead with the plan.

Oregon is unimpressed with Shales's cheap efforts at romanticism at a Travelodge while Vod is forced to actually do some work and has an epiphany; enjoying the book she was meant to read.

JP takes Howard under his wing in an attempt to "humanise" him, but becomes increasingly dependent on him when they go on an expedition to acquire illegal substances...

Broadcast details

Wednesday 12th October 2011
Channel 4
55 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jack Whitehall JP
Joe Thomas Kingsley
Charlotte Ritchie Oregon
Kimberley Nixon Josie
Zawe Ashton Vod
Greg McHugh Howard
Tony Gardner Professor Shales
Adam Gillen Brian
Guest cast
Jack Fox Ralph
James Musgrave Toby
Gemma Chan Ruth
Joe Van Moyland Jerry
James Foster Cab Controller
Writing team
Keith Akushie Writer
Arnold Widdowson Script Editor
Penny Skinner Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Rhonda Smith Producer
Judy Counihan Executive Producer
Phil Clarke Executive Producer
Tony Wood Executive Producer
Andrew Newman Executive Producer
Sam Bain Executive Producer
Jesse Armstrong Executive Producer

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