Friday Night Dinner. Image shows from L to R: Jackie (Tamsin Greig), Adam (Simon Bird), Martin (Paul Ritter), Jonny (Tom Rosenthal).

Friday Night Dinner

Channel 4 sitcom about a dysfunctional family. 37 episodes (6 series), 2011 - 2020. Stars Paul Ritter, Tamsin Greig, Simon Bird, Tom Rosenthal and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Sofabed

Mum and dad are having a clear-out, but dad is reluctant to chuck away all his tatty old magazines, and ropes in Jonny to secretly hide the stash back at his flat.

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Friday Night Dinner. Jim (Mark Heap). Copyright: Popper Pictures / Big Talk Productions.

Mum and dad are having a clear-out, but dad is reluctant to chuck away all his tatty old magazines, and ropes in Jonny to secretly hide the stash back at his flat. Mum is very excited because it's the final of Masterchef, while Jonny thinks it's 'Mastershit'.

Mum is trying to get on with dinner, but their neighbour Jim keeps interrupting to use their toilet as he's mysteriously broken his own loo. Meanwhile Dad has forgotten a man is coming to pick up their old sofabed.

Will mum get to see her precious Masterchef?

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 25th February 2011
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Paul Ritter Martin
Tamsin Greig Jackie
Simon Bird Adam
Tom Rosenthal Jonny
Mark Heap Jim
Guest cast
Matthew Holness Chris Parker
Writing team
Robert Popper Writer
Production team
Steve Bendelack Director
Robert Popper Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Nira Park Executive Producer
Caroline Leddy Executive Producer
Lucien Clayton Editor
Jeff Sherriff Production Designer
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