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 5

Vod announces that her mum is coming to stay and, when she arrives, she is not what anybody expected.

Further details

Fresh Meat. Image shows from L to R: Chris (Juliet Cowan), Vod (Zawe Ashton). Copyright: Objective Productions / Lime Pictures.

There's much excitement in the house when Vod announces that her mum is coming to stay. Nobody can quite believe she's got a mum at all. But, she has and when she arrives she is not what anybody expected.

Josie and Kingsley announce a relationship amnesty which entails them both being honest about everything thus far in order to wipe the slate clean. However a little honesty goes a long way.

Meanwhile Howard has his mind blown by a book about feminism that Candice gave him and Oregon goes on a hunt to find the one good reviewer of her play.

Broadcast details

Monday 2nd December 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
Tony Gardner Professor Shales
Faye Marsay Candice
Guest cast
Jack Fox Ralph
Jon Adamson Security Guard
Marvin Brown Barman
Juliet Cowan Chris (Vod's Mum)
Writing team
Hannah Mackay Script Editor
Penny Skinner (as Penelope Skinner) Writer
Production team
Jamie Jay Johnson Director
Rhonda Smith Producer
Judy Counihan Executive Producer
Andrew Newman Executive Producer
Sam Bain Executive Producer
Jesse Armstrong Executive Producer


Don't Touch Her, Okay

Vod's young, fit mum is coming to stay.

Weapon Amnesty

Josie and Kingsley hand in their weapons.


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