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 2, Episode 4 - Stairway To Hebburn

Joe's showing romantic signs of recovery, whilst Jack knows it's time to come clean to his beloved wife. But Sarah's father unexpectedly turns up, having left snooty wife Susan...

Further details

Hebburn. Ben (Phil Nice). Copyright: Channel X North / Baby Cow Productions.

Sarah's dad, Ben, turns up in Hebburn. He's left his wife, Susan, but wonders if independence really is worth fighting for. Vicki is executive producing Gervaise's album in the recording studio and she enlists Lindsay's help, which only makes her crooning boyfriend sick with jealousy.

Joe's showing romantic signs of recovery and Pauline's cupcake business is on the up too. Jack knows it's time to come clean to Sarah about the book, his pregnancy diary from a man's point of view, but can't quite get the words out.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 3rd December 2013
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
    Neil Grainger Gervaise
    Guest cast
    John Woodvine Arthur (Dot's Suitor)
    Simon Greenall Bob Muirfield (Book Publisher)
    Stuart Martin Lindsay
    Seymour Mace Eric (Studio Engineer)
    Jan Ravens Susan (Sarah's Mum)
    Phil Nice Ben (Sarah's Dad)
    Writing team
    Jason Cook Writer
    Graham Duff Writer
    Production team
    Jonathan Gershfield Director
    Gill Isles Producer
    Matt Tiller Executive Producer
    Henry Normal Executive Producer
    Lindsay Hughes Executive Producer
    Alan Marke Executive Producer
    Daniel Gethic Editor
    Jim Holloway Production Designer


    Jack and Sarah's new roomie

    Jack and Sarah have an unexpected visitor.

    Featuring: Chris Ramsey (Jack Pearson), Kimberley Nixon (Sarah Pearson), Phil Nice (Ben).


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