Hebburn. Image shows from L to R: Jack Pearson (Chris Ramsey), Sarah Pearson (Kimberley Nixon).


BBC Two sitcom about a young couple. 13 episodes (2 series), 2012 - 2013. Stars Chris Ramsey, Kimberley Nixon, Vic Reeves, Gina McKee and others.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Feeling Dynamic

Jack's got a particularly important interview lined up, and Sarah's really starting to feel the stress of being a cramped guest in someone else's house. Vicki's just delighted to be getting her own car.

Further details

Hebburn. Image shows from L to R: Dot (Pat Dunn), Jim Carter (Ross Adams). Copyright: Channel X North / Baby Cow Productions.

The Geordie answer to Thelma and Louise are on the road; Dot buys Vicki a new car and nearly drives her off a mental cliff.

Sarah attempts to give Jack advice on his interview technique as he tries to find a new job at a newspaper somewhere, anywhere as long as it's not Hebburn, so they can leave the spare room in the family home.

Jack is desperate for them to leave but won't compromise in the job market, especially when he bumps into his old boss from the Hebburn Advertiser.

Joe and Pauline would like a little privacy, but at least Sarah is doing her bit around the house; too much for Vicki and Jack's liking - she's making them look bad.

Jack needs consoling at Swayze's when the interviews don't quite go according to plan, but Sarah doesn't fancy a drink.

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th November 2012
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Chris Ramsey Jack Pearson
    Kimberley Nixon Sarah Pearson
    Vic Reeves (as Jim Moir) Joe Pearson
    Gina McKee Pauline Pearson
    Lisa McGrillis Vicki
    Pat Dunn Dot
    Jason Cook Ramsey
    Steffen Peddie Big Keith
    Victoria Elliott Denise
    Guest cast
    Ross Adams Jim Carter (Car Salesman)
    Bill Fellows Geoff (Newspaper Editor)
    Arthur Bostrom Martin (Barnsley Gazette Editor)
    Shaun Bell Puffin Man
    Kathryn Hunt Siobhan (Swayze's Landlady)
    Writing team
    Jason Cook Writer
    Graham Duff Writer
    Production team
    Jim Holloway Production Designer
    Liana Del Giudice Editor
    Christine Gernon (as Chris Gernon) Director
    Gill Isles Producer
    Matt Tiller Executive Producer
    Henry Normal Executive Producer
    Lindsay Hughes Executive Producer
    Alan Marke Executive Producer
    Kristian Smith Executive Producer


    Feeling dynamic

    Sarah helps Joe and Pauline out with the housework, but gets a bit too much information.

    Featuring: Kimberley Nixon (Sarah Pearson), Jim Moir (Joe Pearson), Gina McKee (Pauline Pearson).

    Talking about me?

    Jack and Sarah are feeling the pressure as he struggles to find work so they can move out.

    Featuring: Chris Ramsey (Jack Pearson), Kimberley Nixon (Sarah Pearson), Jim Moir (Joe Pearson), Gina McKee (Pauline Pearson), Lisa McGrillis (Vicki), Victoria Elliott (Denise).


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