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

Gap Year

  • TV comedy drama
  • E4
  • 2017
  • 8 episodes (1 series)

Comedy drama series about a motley gang of travellers embarking on a three month trip around Asia. Stars Anders Hayward, Tim Key, Alice Lee, Ade Oyefeso, Brittney Wilson and Rachel Redford

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - China: The Wedding

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

Preview clips

Further details

May has to go to a cousin's wedding in Hangzhou, and Ashley insists that Greg and Dylan tag along. The family reunion is not what any of them imagined, as Ashley becomes the unlikely centre of attention. Greg explores a niche business opportunity in Shanghai with Dylan's help. Sean tries to join up with the others by hitching a lift with a pair of creepy newlyweds who think he might be just the thing they need to spice things up.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd March 2017
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 3rd March 2017 3:00am E4
Monday 6th March 2017 3:05am E4
Monday 6th March 2017 11:50pm C4

Cast & crew

Anders Hayward Dylan
Tim Key Greg
Alice Lee May
Ade Oyefeso Sean
Brittney Wilson Ashley
Rachel Redford Lauren
Guest cast
Aisling Bea Kendra
Janeane Garofalo Sam
Trystan Gravelle Eugene
Elvis Chin Lao Li
Jerrica Lai Xiao Hei
Kean Chin Andy
Billie Chong Mr Hou
Kitty See Xue
Jackie Tan Long
Cythia Tan Miss Gong
Teo Swee Huat Uncle Liang
Sharon Cheong Aunt Hong
Gregory Sze Ming Ming
Charlene Meng Molly
Kiwi See Stylist
Emily Lim Chun
Writing team
Tom Basden Writer
Jenny Pick Assistant Script Editor
Production team
Jonathan van Tulleken Director
Tim Whitby Producer
Jamie Campbell Executive Producer
Joel Wilson Executive Producer
Tom Basden Executive Producer
Matthew Tabern Editor
Julian Nagel Production Designer
Michael Hothorn Casting Director
Jerrica Lai Casting Director
Julie Harkin Casting Director
Molly Rowe Costume Designer
Simon Bell Director of Photography
Sophie Slotover Make-up Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Jon Jennings 1st Assistant Director


When casual sex gets too weird

Sean is travelling with a newly-wed couple Eugene and Kendra, and things get a little too weird for him...

Featuring: Ade Oyefeso (Sean), Aisling Bea (Kendra) & Trystan Gravelle (Eugene).


TV review: Gap Year, E4, Episode 2

Plenty of fast-paced action, some snappy dialogue and breath-taking aerial shots of tea plantations that make you go wow. Nice wok everyone.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 2nd March 2017

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