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

Friday Night Dinner

Channel 4 sitcom about a dysfunctional family. 31 episodes (5 series), 2011 - 2018. Stars Paul Ritter, Tamsin Greig, Simon Bird, Tom Rosenthal and others.

Another series is in development.

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

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    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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