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 7

Word gets out that it's Howard's birthday, and Candice insists they throw him a party. Unfortunately, not everyone sees the gathering in quite the same terms.

Further details

Fresh Meat. JP (Jack Whitehall). Copyright: Objective Productions / Lime Pictures.

It's Howard's birthday, not that he's told anybody. But word gets out anyway and the housemates agree to throw him a party at Candice's behest.

However, after getting a taste for politics during the sit-in, Oregon is keen to hijack the whole event and make it into a political fundraiser for her own campaign to become President of the Student Union... Which is in turn being hijacked by Vod who's desperate to be her campaign manager, even though her knowledge of politics is absolutely zilch.

A fight breaks out between two of the housemates which results in total ruination of the kitchen.

Broadcast details

Monday 16th 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
Jelka Van Houten Sabine
Sophie Wu Heather
Faye Marsay Candice
Guest cast
Catherine Steadman Alison
Mary Joanna Coogan LAN Party Goer 1
Ned Derrington Noah
Tiernan Douieb Fancy Dress Howard
Rege-Jean Page Dean
James Spilsbury LAN Party Goer 2
Writing team
Tony Roche Writer
Hannah Mackay Script Editor
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


Howard's 'Secret' Birthday Party

Howard does not want a party.

Fresh Meat Unlocked - A Message from Oregon's Campaign Team

A message from Director of Communications (Vod), on behalf of Student Bodies President candidate Oregon Shawcross.

Featuring: Zawe Ashton (Vod).


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