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.

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

Series 5, Episode 2 - The Tin Of Meat

When mum's best friend Val moves in after rowing with her husband, Dad can't take it anymore. Val keeps tidying up the house and chucking away all his old stuff. Tensions reach boiling point when Val finds a tin of meat with a best before 1996 date that Dad's been keeping in his shed.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th May 2018
Channel 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Paul Ritter Martin
    Tamsin Greig Jackie
    Simon Bird Adam
    Tom Rosenthal Jonny
    Mark Heap Jim
    Tracy Ann Oberman Val
    Guest cast
    Steve Furst Larry (Val's partner)
    Kiell Smith-Bynoe Nick (Jonny's boss)
    Lucas Hare Doctor
    Writing team
    Robert Popper Writer
    Production team
    Martin Dennis Director
    Peter Griffiths 1st Assistant Director
    Robert Popper Producer
    Kenton Allen Executive Producer
    Caroline Leddy Executive Producer
    Matthew Justice Executive Producer
    Hannah Wilcock Line Producer
    Lucien Clayton Editor
    Kyz Kistell Production Designer
    Robert Sterne Casting Director
    Ceri Walford Costume Designer
    Matt Wicks Director of Photography
    Vicky Voller Make-up Designer

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