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 2

James struggles to hold the show together when Mathew Horne is late. Meanwhile, Shovey Mate surprises his friend, mid-urination.

Full synopsis

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

Other sketches include Mathew and James struggling in the World Championships synchronised swimming; Superman and Spiderman have another awkward meeting in the local supermarket; and ace news reporter Tim Goodall investigates knife crime. Apparently Man tells his work mate about the fight he "apparently" got into the previous night, and viewers take a break for an "infomercial" about the dangers of "aspinall".

Broadcast details

Tuesday 17th March 2009
BBC Three
30 minutes


  1. Wednesday 18th March 2009 at 11:00pm on BBC3
  2. Saturday 21st March 2009 at 12:15am on BBC3
  3. Sunday 22nd March 2009 at 9:30pm on BBC3
  4. Saturday 16th May 2009 at 9:50pm on BBC3
  5. Friday 10th 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
Arthur Bostrom Boss
Dominic Cooper Ensemble Actor
Seroca Davis 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)
Mathew Baynton 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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