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.

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
    Charlie Fawcett Editor
    Tom Sayer Production Designer
    Christian Henson Composer


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