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 3, Episode 1

JP - now landlord - sets about luring freshers by infiltrating a university society. Josie, meanwhile, is now at Southampton and Kingsley in particular seems to miss her presence. Vod and Oregon are somewhat divided by a visitor.

Further details

Fresh Meat. Howard (Greg McHugh). Copyright: Objective Productions / Lime Pictures.

The gang return to Manchester Medlock for another term but this time they're second year students and JP, having bought the house, is now their landlord.

There's also a new housemate - Candice, a naive home-schooled first year who doesn't even know who Simon Cowell is. Josie is now in Southampton and her absence is felt by all of them.

Howard and JP try to coax some female freshers to join their dry slope skiing society, while Vod's summer fling turns up unexpectedly. And the gang take a trip to Josie's traffic light party, which creates problems for Kingsley.

Broadcast details

Monday 4th November 2013
Channel 4
50 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jack Whitehall JP
Joe Thomas Kingsley
Charlotte Ritchie Oregon
Kimberley Nixon Josie
Zawe Ashton Vod
Greg McHugh Howard
Sophie Wu Heather
Faye Marsay Candice
Hannah Britland Sam
Peter Gadiot Javier
Guest cast
Jacob Denton Baz
David Edwards Stevie
Alexa Morden Kat
Simon Nock Mr Pelling
Writing team
Jesse Armstrong Writer
Sam Bain Writer
Hannah Mackay Script Editor
Production team
Gordon Anderson Director
Rhonda Smith Producer
Judy Counihan Executive Producer
Andrew Newman Executive Producer
Sam Bain Executive Producer
Jesse Armstrong Executive Producer


Fresh Meat Series 3 trailer

Featuring: Jack Whitehall (JP), Joe Thomas (Kingsley), Charlotte Ritchie (Oregon), Kimberley Nixon (Josie), Zawe Ashton (Vod), Greg McHugh (Howard), Jelka Van Houten (Sabine), Sophie Wu (Heather), Peter Gadiot (Javier).

Fresh Meat - The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

JP explains his ethos during their second year to Howard and Kingsley.

Featuring: Jack Whitehall (JP), Joe Thomas (Kingsley), Greg McHugh (Howard).

Fresh Meat - Dry Slope Skiing

JP, Howard, and a still reluctant Kingsley have taken over one of the university's societies...

Featuring: Jack Whitehall (JP), Joe Thomas (Kingsley), Charlotte Ritchie (Oregon), Greg McHugh (Howard), Faye Marsay (Candice).

Fresh Meat - Swimming in it

JP attempts to get Howard and Kingsley excited for the year ahead.

Featuring: Jack Whitehall (JP), Joe Thomas (Kingsley), Greg McHugh (Howard).

Fresh Meat Unlocked - Dry Slope Skiing Society

An online extra. Here's the video advert JP filmed for his Dry Slope Skiing Society.

Featuring: Jack Whitehall (JP).


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