Hunderby. Image shows from L to R: Dr Foggerty (Rufus Jones), Helene (Alexandra Roach), Hesther (Rosie Cavaliero), Pastor John (Reece Shearsmith), Dorothy (Julia Davis), Edmund (Alex Macqueen), Biddy Ritherfoot (Jane Stanness). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Hunderby

Sky Atlantic sitcom about a shipwreck survivor. 9 episodes (1 series), 2012 - 2015. Stars Rebekah Staton, Ben Bishop, Jane Stanness, Rosalind Knight and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

Helene is a shipwreck survivor washed ashore near a small English village. There, she is swept off her feet by widowed pastor Edmund and the two soon marry, with the puritanical Edmund believing his bride to be untouched by another man. But it seems that she has a history, and a dark one at that.

Further details

Helene is a shipwreck survivor washed ashore near a small English village. There, she is swept off her feet by widowed pastor Edmund and the two soon marry, with the puritanical Edmund believing his bride to be untouched by another man. But it seems that she has a history, and a dark one at that.

As Helene moves into Edmund's home, she falls under the watch of housekeeper Dorothy who is more than a little involved in her master's life, and quite obsessed with his dead first wife, Arabelle - to whom Helene simply does not compare. While Helene battles to keep her past a secret, she must navigate Dorothy's devious scheming, her husband's harsh critique and a potential new love interest.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 27th August 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
Sky Atlantic
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rebekah Staton Annie
Ben Bishop Tom
Jane Stanness Biddy Ritherfoot
Rosalind Knight Mother Mathilde
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Geoff
Julia Davis Dorothy
Alexandra Roach Helene
Alex Macqueen Edmund
Rufus Jones Dr Foggerty
Rosie Cavaliero Hesther
Alexander Armstrong Brother Joseph
Guest cast
James Greene Old Ian
Julian Barratt Narrator
Writing team
Julia Davis Writer
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Script Editor
Production team
Tony Dow Director
John Rushton Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Armando Iannucci Executive Producer
Lindsay Hughes Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Julia Davis Executive Producer
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