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

Hunderby

  • TV sitcom
  • Sky Atlantic
  • 2012 - 2015
  • 9 episodes (1 series)

Period comedy written by and starring Julia Davis. Set in the 1800s, it focuses on the dark goings on in a small English village. Also features Alexandra Roach, Alex Macqueen, Rufus Jones, Rosie Cavaliero, Alexander Armstrong and more.

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Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3

Edmund learns of his late mother's intention to leave him her estate on the condition that he fathers an heir within a year of her death. Cue a series of fervent baby-making attempts with a somewhat questionable technique. Meanwhile, Dorothy cranks her spying up a notch.

Further details

Edmund learns of his late mother's intention to leave him her estate on the condition that he fathers an heir within a year of her death. Cue a series of fervent baby-making attempts with a somewhat questionable technique. When dressing up to recreate a biblical scenario on the advice of Brother Joseph doesn't help the situation, a frustrated Edmund demands that Helene be examined by Doctor Foggerty. As the doctor and Helene grow even closer through their intimate encounter, they both unload dark secrets from their pasts.

Meanwhile, Dorothy's campaign to undermine and disgrace Edmund's new wife continues. When she is unsatisfied with Helene's responses to her interrogation about a secret locket, the housekeeper cranks her spying up a notch.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 10th September 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
Sky Atlantic
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 11th September 2012 12:00am Sky Atlantic
Tuesday 11th September 2012 2:00am Sky Atlantic
Thursday 13th September 2012 11:00pm Sky Atlantic
Saturday 15th September 2012 11:05pm Sky Atlantic
Monday 28th January 2013 9:30pm Sky Atlantic
Tuesday 29th January 2013 12:50am Sky Atlantic
Thursday 31st January 2013 11:00pm Sky Atlantic
Saturday 2nd February 2013 11:50pm Sky Atlantic
Monday 7th December 2015 12:40am Sky Atlantic
Friday 15th October 2021 10:00pm Sky Comedy
Friday 22nd October 2021 10:00pm Sky Comedy

Cast & crew

Cast
Julia Davis Dorothy
Alexandra Roach Helene
Alex Macqueen Edmund
Rufus Jones Dr Foggerty
Rosie Cavaliero Hesther
Alexander Armstrong Brother Joseph
Rebekah Staton Annie
Ben Bishop Tom
Jane Stanness Biddy Ritherfoot
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Geoff
Kevin Eldon John Whiffin
Guest cast
Edmund Kente Notary
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
Robin Peters Editor
David Ferris Production Designer
Nina Humphreys Composer

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