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. 9 episodes (2 series), 2012 - 2015. Stars Rebekah Staton, Ben Bishop, Jane Stanness, Rosalind Knight, Reece Shearsmith, Daniel Lawrence Taylor, Kevin Eldon and others.

Series 1, Episode 4

With time ticking on and still no sign of an heir, Edmund announces to his congregation that he and Helene are to leave Hunderby for a new life in Fiji.

Further details

With time ticking on and still no sign of an heir, Edmund announces to his congregation that he and Helene are to leave Hunderby for a new life in Fiji. Few people are happy about this, least of all Dorothy when she learns that she won't be venturing to the exotic climes but mute Geoff, now installed as Edmund's personal butler, will.

As luck would have it, the Freak Show is coming to town and, as Dorothy spots the similarities between the show's hunchback advertised in the paper to the one pictured in Helene's locket, she engineers a group trip to the show in the hope of outing Helene's dark past. Could Helene's secret be revealed when the housekeeper encounters the deformed John Whiffin?

Meanwhile, the pastor's wife and Doctor Foggerty give in to their simmering chemistry and embark on a passionate affair under the noses of Edmund and Hestor.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 17th September 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
Sky Atlantic
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rebekah Staton Annie
Ben Bishop Tom
Jane Stanness Biddy Ritherfoot
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Geoff
Kevin Eldon John Whiffin
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
Andy Linden Harold Nimpston (Showman)
Writing team
Julia Davis Writer
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Writer
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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