Heading Out. Sara Ford (Sue Perkins)
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  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2013
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Sitcom starring Sue Perkins as Sara, an particularly skilful veterinarian who, at the age of 40, has still not told her parents she's gay. Also features Joanna Scanlan, Nicola Walker, Dominic Coleman, Shelley Conn and Steve Oram

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Series 1, Episode 6

It is time for Sara to come out to her parents...

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Further details

Heading Out. Image shows from L to R: Justine (Nicola Walker), Sara Ford (Sue Perkins). Copyright: Red Production Company / Square Peg TV

It is time for Sara to come out to her parents. Toria issues her with a lucky charm to bring good fortune, but it seems Sara's luck may be about to run out.

With a break-in at the surgery, a snake on the loose, and a confrontational policeman, will Sara be able to overcome all hurdles and finally be honest with her family?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 2nd April 2013
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Sue Perkins Sara Ford
Joanna Scanlan Toria
Nicola Walker Justine
Dominic Coleman Jamie
Shelley Conn Eve
Steve Oram Daniel Maynard
Guest cast
Jeff Rawle Donald (Sara's Father)
Harriet Walter Angela (Sara's Mother)
Anna Skellern Sophie (Eve's Partner)
Tom Burke Ben (Sara's Brother)
Tim Downie Colin Stafforth (Police Community Support Officer)
Writing team
Sue Perkins Writer
Richard Fee Script Editor
Production team
Natalie Bailey Director
Jim Poyser Producer
Nicola Shindler Executive Producer
Debi Allen Executive Producer
Kristian Smith Executive Producer
Sue Perkins Executive Producer
Peter Hallworth Editor
Andrea Hughes Production Designer
Sue Perkins Composer
Matthew Taylor Composer


The vets' surgery is burgled

The vets' surgery is burgled and a community support officer proves unhelpful.

Featuring: Steve Oram (Daniel Maynard), Sue Perkins (Sara Ford) & Tim Downie (Colin Stafforth).

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