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  • 2017 - 2020
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

Comedy about a family who allow a Syrian asylum seeker to live with them. Stars Youssef Kerkour, Rufus Jones, Rebekah Staton, Oaklee Pendergast, Aaron Neil and more.

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Series 2, Episode 5

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?

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 4th March 2020
Channel 4
30 minutes


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Date Time Channel
Friday 6th March 2020 1:50am C4

Cast & crew

Youssef Kerkour Sami
Rufus Jones Peter
Rebekah Staton Katy
Oaklee Pendergast John
Aaron Neil Raj
Nathalie Armin Yasmine
Ali Elhawary George
Guest cast
Carrie Quinlan Diana
Douglas Henshall Elliot
Sonita Henry Monica
Justin Edwards Mr Hobson
Neil D'Souza Headmaster
Robin Morrissey Ian
Writing team
Rufus Jones Writer
Production team
David Sant Director
Adam Tandy Producer
Alan Marke Executive Producer
Jim Reid Executive Producer
Gary Matsell Line Producer
Rufus Jones Associate Producer
Lydia Thatcher Post-production Producer
Dan Gage Editor
Amy Maguire Production Designer
Nicky Bligh Casting Director
Jackie Vernon Costume Designer
Trevelyan Oliver Director of Photography
Susie Munachen Make-up Designer
Christian Henson Composer
Beth Hiley Graphics
Andy Lumsden 1st Assistant Director
Hassan Akkad Consultant


The Truth About Asylum

As pressure mounts for a desperate Sami, a spontaneous trip to Liverpool is in order...

Featuring: Youssef Kerkour (Sami) & Robin Morrissey (Ian).

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