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: Martin (Paul Ritter), Ben (Liam Williams).

Series 5, Episode 4 - Lord Luck

While clearing up the loft, Dad finds his old, terrifying-looking ventriloquist dummy Lord Luck.

Further details

While clearing up the loft, Dad finds his old, terrifying-looking ventriloquist dummy Lord Luck. Mum is horrified to see it again. But Dad is in his element and can't stop playing with Lord Luck. Unfortunately Dad is a terrible ventriloquist, and it seems that Lord Luck only knows two words - 'Bugger off!' Meanwhile, Jonny's friend, Ben is coming for dinner. He's recently been dumped by his fiancée, and is in need of cheering up.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 25th May 2018
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Paul Ritter Martin
    Tamsin Greig Jackie
    Simon Bird Adam
    Tom Rosenthal Jonny
    Mark Heap Jim
    Guest cast
    Liam Williams Ben
    Writing team
    Robert Popper Writer
    Production team
    Peter Griffiths 1st Assistant Director
    Robert Popper 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

    Video

    Lord Luck

    Martin annoys everyone with his old ventriloquist dummy, Lord Luck.

    Featuring: Paul Ritter (Martin), Tamsin Greig (Jackie), Simon Bird (Adam), Tom Rosenthal (Jonny), Liam Williams (Ben).

    Paywall

    Supporters and subscribers get more

    Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

    • Broadcast details of 7 past repeats of this episode
    • This episode's inital overnight ratings
    • BCG Pro Gold users can see additional crew credits  
      If you join BCG Pro Gold, you can see casting director, costume designer, 1st assistant director, make-up designer, director of photography & line producer credits for this episode.

    Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

    Already a donor or Pro user?