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.

Fresh Meat. Image shows from L to R: Oregon (Charlotte Ritchie), Howard (Greg McHugh), Josie (Kimberley Nixon), JP (Jack Whitehall), Vod (Zawe Ashton), Kingsley (Joe Thomas). Copyright: Objective Productions / Lime Pictures.

Series 4, Episode 2

Vod thinks a new job in a pub is the answer to her money worries but she didn't plan for her housemates becoming regulars.

Further details

As the housemates face some difficult questions about life after university, Vod thinks a new job in a pub is the answer to her money worries but she didn't plan for her housemates becoming regulars, tapping her up for free drinks. Which is helpful for heart-broken Howard who seems to have developed a slight drinking problem since his break-up with Candice.

President Oregon, looking at cementing her legacy, makes the somewhat rash decision to set up a poetry competition in her name, but when word gets out that she's cutting sports funding in order to do so the student body are less than impressed.

Josie is on the hunt for some new housemates but none of the hopeful candidates are reaching her exacting tea-making standards, and there's a bump in Kingsley's blossoming relationship with Rosa when she drops the bombshell that she has a son. And he's how old?

Broadcast details

Monday 29th February 2016
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
Ayda Field Rosa
Guest cast
Sam Benjamin Rugby Lad
Beattie Edmondson Helen
Leo Flanagan Albert
Alexander Kirk Mr Tumnus
Archie Madekwe Luca
Nick Mohammed Nas
James Puddephatt Reuben
Writing team
Tom Basden Writer
Hannah Mackay Script Editor
Production team
Jamie Jay Johnson Director
Tony Roche Director
Rhonda Smith Producer
Judy Counihan Executive Producer
Andrew Newman Executive Producer
Sam Bain Executive Producer
Jesse Armstrong Executive Producer


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