British Comedy Guide

Horne & Corden. Image shows from L to R: Mathew Horne, James Corden. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Horne & Corden

BBC Three sketch show. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Mathew Horne, James Corden, Rob Brydon, Nick Mohammed, Kellie Bright, Mathew Baynton, Helen Cripps and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

James is overexcited about the fact that he and Mat have their own show, which has disastrous results.

Full synopsis

Horne & Corden. Image shows from L to R: James Corden, Mathew Horne. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

James and Mat introduce the show. Meanwhile, viewers are introduced to Xander, an old boarding school chum from hell, and Tim Goodall, the gayest news reporter ever. Viewers can also marvel at Jonny and Lee Miller's magical rally against gun crime; watch James's valiant attempts to win a World Championship relay race; and see Ricky Gervais's special turn in the latest Karate Kid film.


Park sketch filmed on location in Black Park, Wexham, Buckinghamshire.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 10th March 2009
BBC Three
30 minutes


  1. Wednesday 11th March 2009 at 10:30pm on BBC3
  2. Saturday 14th March 2009 at 12:00am on BBC3
  3. Sunday 15th March 2009 at 9:30pm on BBC3
  4. Saturday 16th May 2009 at 9:20pm on BBC3
  5. Sunday 14th June 2009 at 9:30pm on BBC3
  6. Friday 3rd July 2009 at 10:00pm on BBC2

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Mathew Horne Various
James Corden Various
Rob Brydon Commentator (Voice)
Nick Mohammed Ensemble Actor
Kellie Bright Ensemble Actor
Mathew Baynton Ensemble Actor
Helen Cripps Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Simon Greenall Ensemble Actor
James Daniel Wilson Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Mathew Horne Writer
James Corden Writer
Jon Brown Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Dawson (as Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Dawson (as Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)
Tim Inman (as Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)
Sam Ward Script Editor
Production team
Kathy Burke Director
Dave Skinner Director
Ben Cavey Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Geoffrey Perkins Executive Producer
Simon Lupton Executive Producer
Gary Dollner Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer

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