Home From Home. Image shows from L to R: Garth Hackett (Oscar Kennedy), Neil Hackett (Johnny Vegas), Fiona Hackett (Niky Wardley), Little Neil Hackett (Harvey Chaisty). Copyright: BBC
Home From Home

Home From Home (2016)

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2016 - 2018
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Sitcom about a couple achieving their dream of buying a Lake District holiday home. Stars Johnny Vegas, Niky Wardley, Emilia Fox, Adam James, Oscar Kennedy and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Into Thin Air

Home From Home. Mercy Hackett (Elaine Paige). Copyright: BBC
Neil takes the family on a perilous mountain walk and Robert steps into avoid an inevitable disaster. Unfortunately, Neil and Penny manage to make matters worse, while Neil's mother makes an immediate impact on site.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th April 2018
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Johnny Vegas Neil Hackett
Niky Wardley Fiona Hackett
Emilia Fox Penny Dillon
Adam James Robert Dillon
Oscar Kennedy Garth Hackett
Harvey Chaisty Little Neil Hackett
Olivia Gray (as Olive Gray) Petra Dillon
Paul Barber Mr Fieldhouse
Pearce Quigley Ben Thistlethwaite
Guest cast
Elaine Paige Mercy Hackett
Archie Kelly Landlord
Writing team
Chris Fewtrell Writer
Simon Crowther Writer
Production team
Paul Murphy Director
Rebecca Papworth Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer
Steven Canny Executive Producer
Dominique Molloy Line Producer
Simon Crowther Associate Producer
Chris Fewtrell Associate Producer
Mark Hermida Editor
Chris Truelove Production Designer
Jo Buckingham Casting Director
Orla Smyth-Mill Costume Designer
Matt Wicks Director of Photography
Rebecca Drape Make-up Designer
Anthony Davey Composer
Paul Slavin 1st Assistant Director
Gregor Sharp Commissioning Editor


Home From Home, BBC1, review

Old-school sitcom should focus on characters, not contrived plots.

Jeff Robson, i Newspaper, 28th April 2018

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