Good Omens. Image shows from L to R: Aziraphale (Michael Sheen), Crowley (David Tennant)
Good Omens

Good Omens

  • TV comedy drama
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • 2019 - 2023
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's novel about an angel and demon who are working together to try to stop the world ending. Also features Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Sam Taylor Buck, Jack Whitehall, Adria Arjona and more.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - In The Beginning

Good Omens. Image shows from L to R: Crowley (David Tennant), Aziraphale (Michael Sheen)
Aziraphale and Crowley, of Heaven and Hell respectively, agree to join forces in order to prevent Armageddon. They attempt to raise the Antichrist in a balanced and human way, but are they focusing their efforts in the right direction?

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 31st May 2019
Channel
Amazon Prime Video
Length
51 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 15th January 2020 9:00pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Cast
Michael Sheen Aziraphale
David Tennant Crowley
Sam Taylor Buck Adam Young
Daniel Mays Arthur Young
Jon Hamm Archangel Gabriel
Sian Brooke Deidre Young
Ned Dennehy Hastur
Ariyon Bakare Ligur
Anna Maxwell Martin Beelzebub
Amma Ris Pepper
Ilan Galkoff Brian
Alfie Taylor Wensleydale
Doon Mackichan Archangel Michael
Gloria Obianyo Uriel
Paul Chahidi Sandalphon
Frances McDormand God (Voice)
Guest cast
Nick Offerman Thaddeus Dowling
Nina Sosanya Sister Mary Loquacious
Schelaine Bennett Eve
Anthony Kaye Adam
Dai Tabuchi Sushi Chef
Jill Winternitz Harriet Dowling
Alistair Findlay George Bush
Susan Brown Mother Superior
Maggie Service Sister Theresa Garrulous
Jasmine Hyde Sister Grace Voluble
Rocco Day Young Warlock
Paul Adeyefa Disposable Demon
Samson Marraccino Warlock
Coco Winchester Trixie
Oscar Farren Tarquin
Paul Gambaccini Self (Voice)
Ben Crowe Freddie Mercury (Voice)
Jim Meskimen George Bush (Voice)
Timothy Bentinck (as Tim Bentinck) Radio Continuity Announcer (Voice)
Nicholas Parsons Self (Voice)
Nicholas Parsons Dagon, Lord of the Files (Voice)
Writing team
Neil Gaiman Writer
Terry Pratchett Writer
Neil Gaiman Writer (Adapted By)
Charlotte Webber Script Editor
Production team
Douglas Mackinnon Director
Phil Collinson Producer
Paul Frift Producer
Josh Dynevor Producer
Tim Bradley Producer
Neil Gaiman Executive Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer
Rob Wilkins Executive Producer
Rod Brown Executive Producer
Douglas Mackinnon Executive Producer
Caroline Skinner Executive Producer
Simon Winstone Executive Producer
Joanne Crowther Line Producer
Michael Treen (as Mike Treen) Co-producer
William Oswald Editor
Michael Ralph Production Designer
Suzanne Crowley (as Suzanne M Smith) Casting Director
Gavin Finney Director of Photography
Claire Anderson Costume Designer
Anne Oldham (as Anne 'Nosh' Oldham) Make-up Designer
David Arnold Composer
Francesco Reidy 1st Assistant Director
Matthew Hanson 1st Assistant Director

Press

Good Omens magics up 1m viewers

BBC2's fantasy drama, which has been available on co-producer Amazon's platform for almost a year, suffers as older viewers tune out.

Max Goldbart, Broadcast, 16th January 2020

Good Omens episode 1 review

The best adaptation fans could have hoped for.

Louisa Mellor, Den Of Geek, 31st May 2019

Good Omens, episode 1 review

David Tennant and Michael Sheen's chemistry props up a wobbly apocalypse comedy.

Tristram Fane Saunders, The Telegraph, 21st May 2019

Good Omens review - The first three episodes

Having enjoyed the first three episodes I can't wait to see what's in store for the final three.

Greg Ellwood, Entertainment Focus, 20th May 2019

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