Home. Image shows from L to R: John (Oaklee Pendergast), Sami (Youssef Kerkour), Peter (Rufus Jones), Katy (Rebekah Staton). Copyright: Channel X.

Home (2017)

Channel 4 and Comedy Blaps sitcom by Rufus Jones. 13 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2017 - 2020. Stars Youssef Kerkour, Rufus Jones, Rebekah Staton, Oaklee Pendergast and others.

Series 2

Home. Sami (Youssef Kerkour). Copyright: Channel X.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Wednesday 5th February 2020

Six months of waiting for a decision, and Sami's good-humoured patience is starting to wear very thin. A family day out in the Surrey Hills leads to departures and frustration which trigger a confrontation and a heated exchange at a 3-star hotel. If Peter can't save the day, Sami will lose his asylum claim.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Wednesday 12th February 2020

Now he's back in Dorking, Sami is determined to be part of the local community, so his friend Raj invites him to enter the Dorking Marmalade Festival. Meanwhile, Katy walks into a sticky situation of her own at school that makes Peter's promotion at work all the more important.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 19th February 2020

Sami finds new opportunities to make friends and influence people on the local bus but is persuaded by Peter that the gig economy is the future of getting out and about to rebuild your sense of self-worth. Meanwhile, Katy is summoned to face the music at school and everyone is on edge as they wait for Elliot to arrive to discuss the mortgage on the house. All except John, who can't wait to see his dad for the first time in years.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Wednesday 26th February 2020

The strain on Peter and Katy is beginning to show as they are reduced to taking out their frustrations on each other. John, by contrast, has never been happier because Elliot is taking him to see Drake at the O2. Peter insists on driving them to the gig. Meanwhile, Sami is nervous about going out on a date with his new friend, but Raj and Katy are both on hand to offer advice.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Wednesday 4th March 2020

Peter finds himself trying to hold the family together while everyone else is refusing to talk to him. Katy is consumed with self-loathing as she prepares for the disciplinary hearing at school, John is barely talking to Sami and not at all to his mum or Peter, and Sami is desperate to leave. In fact, everybody is looking for a way out, but since when did running away from home ever solve anything?


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Wednesday 11th March 2020

While Katy faces an uncertain future at work, John is keen to make amends with Sami - but first, the family must track him down. Sami seems to have disappeared and has not replied to messages for more than two weeks. When the trail heads in an unexpected direction, John is determined to follow. What he really needs now is a dad, but is Peter up to the job? Will they find Sami?


Series 2 trailer

Home returns for Series 2! A comedy series written by and starring Rufus Jones deftly gets to the essence of home and family through Syrian asylum-seeker Sami.

Featuring: Youssef Kerkour (Sami), Rufus Jones (Peter), Rebekah Staton (Katy), Oaklee Pendergast (John).