Ideal. Image shows from L to R: Moz (Johnny Vegas), Nicki (Nicola Reynolds). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions
Ideal

Ideal

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three
  • 2005 - 2011
  • 53 episodes (7 series)

Cult BBC Three sitcom starring Johnny Vegas as a small-time drug dealer. A large ensemble cast of characters visit Moz's flat each week. Also features Nicola Reynolds, Tom Goodman-Hill, Sinead Matthews, Ben Crompton, Graham Duff and more.

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Series 4, Episode 2 - The Past

Ideal. Image shows from L to R: PC (Tom Goodman-Hill), Moz (Johnny Vegas). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions
Moz reminisces about 1993, the year he first moved into the flat. We learn how he first met Nicki and Cartoon Head, how he almost got killed by Stemroach and why he started dealing.

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Broadcast details

Date
Monday 5th May 2008
Time
10:30pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 11th January 2009 11:30pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Cast
Johnny Vegas Moz
Nicola Reynolds Nicki
Tom Goodman-Hill PC
Ben Crompton Colin
Graham Duff Brian
Ryan Pope Psycho Paul
David Sant Cartoon Head
Joanna Neary Judith
Seymour Mace Steve
Tony Burgess Troy
Sunetra Sarker Sangita
Alfie Joey Derrick
David Bradley Stemroach
Naomi Bentley Rainbow
Guest cast
Richard Cottier Jem
Regina Murtizana Cassandra
Writing team
Graham Duff Writer
Production team
Ben Gosling Fuller Director
Gill Isles Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Graham Duff Associate Producer
Lindsay Hughes Associate Producer
Johnny Vegas Associate Producer
Kathryn Lowrie Line Producer
Simon Reglar Editor
David Butterworth Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Nicky Bligh Casting Director
John Krausa Costume Designer
John Sorapure Director of Photography
Samantha Marshall Make-up Designer
Elena Gabrilatsou 1st Assistant Director

Video

Behind-the-Scenes: 1990s flashback

A peek into the making of the flashback episode, and the meticulous effort that went into making the flat look like an authentic 1990's raver/bachelor pad.

Featuring: Tony Burgess (Troy), Tom Goodman-Hill (PC) & Johnny Vegas (Moz).

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