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 2, Episode 1

It's the start of the Spring Term. Paul Lamb, the invisible housemate, has now moved out, so the group are charged with the task of finding a replacement.

Further details

Fresh Meat. Image shows from L to R: Sabine (Jelka Van Houten), Vod (Zawe Ashton). Copyright: Objective Productions / Lime Pictures.

It's the start of the Spring Term and Kingsley has come back with a new image - he's grown a soul patch and started yo-yoing.

Josie too is turning over a new leaf by making friends with Heather, a girl from her course and a self-styled 'mental dental'.

JP's great friend from Stowe, Giles, has transferred from Exeter, but he has some big news which is about to shatter JP's world.

Oregon's relationship with Tony Shales is now over, but she's swapped horses, and is now gearing up to become Jean Shales' new intern, hoping to make a big splash in the dog-eat-dog world of contemporary poetry.

Vod is skint. She owes everybody money and is trying to pay them back in Nectar points.

Howard is moonlighting in the local abattoir and has started to bring home loose meat - 'jazz meat' - to the consternation of all the other housemates.

Paul Lamb, the invisible housemate, has now moved out, so the group are charged with the task of finding a replacement. Despite their best efforts they are eventually saddled with Sabine; a 29-year-old PhD student from Amsterdam, who is clean-living, straight-talking and sober!

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 9th October 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
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
Jelka Van Houten Sabine
Sophie Wu Heather
Sara Stewart Jean Shales
Guest cast
Gwilym Lee Giles
Writing team
Jesse Armstrong Writer
Sam Bain Writer
Hannah Mackay Script Editor
Production team
David Kerr Director
Rhonda Smith Producer
Judy Counihan Executive Producer
Phil Clarke Executive Producer
Andrew Newman Executive Producer
Sam Bain Executive Producer
Jesse Armstrong Executive Producer
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