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 - 2021. Stars Paul Ritter, Tamsin Greig, Simon Bird, Tom Rosenthal and others.

Series 6, Episode 1 is repeated on Friday 7th May at 11:05pm.

Friday Night Dinner. Image shows from L to R: Martin (Paul Ritter), Jonny (Tom Rosenthal), Lucy One (Pearl Mackie).

Series 6, Episode 6 - The Females

Adam and Jonny finally bring their "females" home to meet their parents, and just to add to the potential confusion both girls are called Lucy. Before the objects of their affection can make it out of the car, the boys rush into the house to give Mum and Dad a last-minute rundown of the "rules". Though Mum seems delighted, Dad fails to make the best first impression. Nevertheless, the evening is saved from complete disaster thanks to some exciting revelations.

Further details

At last, the moment has come - the boys are finally bringing their girlfriends home to meet the parents...

The boys arrive home in Adam's crappy car with Jonny's girlfriend - aka Lucy One and Adam's girlfriend - aka Lucy Two. Yup, both the girls are called Lucy. But before they all get out the car, the boys rush into the house to give mum and dad a secret rundown of the 'rules' for the night...


This episode ends with a tribute to Frances Cuka, 1936 - 2020.

Broadcast details

Friday 1st May 2020
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Paul Ritter Martin
Tamsin Greig Jackie
Simon Bird Adam
Tom Rosenthal Jonny
Mark Heap Jim
Guest cast
Pearl Mackie Lucy One
Rebecca Humphries Lucy Two
Writing team
Robert Popper Writer
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Robert Popper Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Caroline Leddy Executive Producer
Matthew Justice Executive Producer


Glass in the soup

Adam and Jonny bring their 'females' home to meet the parents. Cue an overexcited Jackie and an extremely embarrassing Martin...

Featuring: Paul Ritter (Martin), Tamsin Greig (Jackie), Simon Bird (Adam), Tom Rosenthal (Jonny), Mark Heap (Jim), Pearl Mackie (Lucy One), Rebecca Humphries (Lucy Two).


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