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. 30 episodes (4 series), 2011 - 2016. Stars Jack Whitehall, Joe Thomas, Charlotte Ritchie, Kimberley Nixon, Zawe Ashton, Greg McHugh, Tony Gardner 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
    Tom Sayer Production Designer
    Anthony Boys Editor
    Gordon Anderson Director
    Rhonda Smith Producer
    Judy Counihan Executive Producer
    Andrew Newman Executive Producer
    Sam Bain Executive Producer
    Jesse Armstrong Executive Producer
    Christian Henson Composer


    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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