Gap Year. Image shows from L to R: Ashley (Brittney Wilson), Sean (Ade Oyefeso), Greg (Tim Key), Dylan (Anders Hayward), May (Alice Lee). Copyright: Eleven Film.

Gap Year

E4 comedy drama about a group travelling around Asia. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2017. Stars Anders Hayward, Tim Key, Alice Lee, Ade Oyefeso and others.

Series 1

1. China: The Wall

First broadcast: Thursday 23rd February 2017

Sean is horrified to discover that his best mate Dylan has a secret plan that threatens to derail their 'lads holiday' to China. Things start looking up with they meet two American girls.

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2. China: The Wedding

First broadcast: Thursday 2nd March 2017

May has to go to a cousin's wedding in Hangzhou, and Ashley insists that Greg and Dylan tag along.

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3. Vietnam: The Orphanage

First broadcast: Thursday 9th March 2017

Dylan and Sean claim to be travel writers to blag a top room in a luxury hotel. Meanwhile Greg tries to move on from his ex-wife by pursuing a nurse at the orphanage.

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4. Thailand: The Full Moon

First broadcast: Thursday 16th March 2017

Greg leads the gang to a legendary Full Moon Party in Thailand, but an unexpected face from the past turns up and threatens to ruin everyone's fun.

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5. Malaysia: The Trek

First broadcast: Thursday 23rd March 2017

The gang go on a trek and get lost in the jungle. Lauren discovers the truth about Dylan and Ashley, Sean receives some unexpected romantic attention, while Ashley bonds with an off-beat French trekker.

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6. Kuala Lumpur: The Expats

First broadcast: Thursday 30th March 2017

The gang head to Kuala Lumpur to visit Greg's old school friend Jotty. Greg gets a job opportunity too good to refuse. May's decision to sow her wild oats backfires, and Ashley receives some bad news from college. Dylan tries to save his friendship with Sean, while Greg and Jotty face off in an epic, high-stakes squash match.


7. Penang: The Shoot

First broadcast: Thursday 6th April 2017

The gang sign up to be extras in a Malaysian zombie film and Greg finally gets to fulfil his childhood dream of becoming a policeman. May gets an unexpected opportunity to reconnect with her Chinese roots, while the love triangle between Sean, Ashley and Dylan reaches an explosive climax.


8. Nepal: The End

First broadcast: Thursday 13th April 2017

Greg looks for some new travelling companions and Ashley and Sean confront their feelings with potentially disastrous consequences for everyone.

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