Garth Marenghi's Darkplace. Image shows from L to R: Todd Rivers / Dr. Lucien Sanchez (Matt Berry), Dean Learner / Thornton Reed (Richard Ayoade), Garth Marenghi / Dr. Rick Dagless M.D. (Matthew Holness), Madeleine Wool / Dr. Liz Asher (Alice Lowe). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

Channel 4 sitcom spoof of 1980s TV. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2004. Stars Matthew Holness, Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Alice Lowe and Kim Noble.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Hell Hath Fury

When the hospital chef is savagely attacked by a ladle, all eyes point to an unknown attacker at loose in the wards. But why are objects flying about of their own accord, attacking innocent civilians and disrupting hospital procedure? Dr. Rick Dagless M.D., played by Garth Marenghi himself, bravely investigates.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 5th February 2004
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Matthew Holness Garth Marenghi / Dr. Rick Dagless M.D.
Richard Ayoade Dean Learner / Thornton Reed
Matt Berry Todd Rivers / Dr. Lucien Sanchez
Alice Lowe Madeleine Wool / Dr. Liz Asher
Kim Noble Jim
Guest cast
Matt Green Chef's Assistant
Stephen Merchant Chef
Jonathan Young Clive
Writing team
Matthew Holness Writer
Richard Ayoade Writer
Production team
Richard Ayoade Director
Charlie Hanson Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
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