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


BBC Three sitcom about a small-time drug dealer. 54 episodes (7 series), 2005 - 2011. Stars Johnny Vegas, Nicola Reynolds, Tom Goodman-Hill, Sinead Matthews and others.

Video Clips

Behind-the-Scenes: 63 days of filming

A time-lapse of the Ideal set, seeing it being constructed and deconstructed in under 3 minutes, despite it taking 63 days in real-time.

Behind-the-Scenes: Ben Crompton's Video Diary

Ben Crompton takes a look at the accommodation Johnny Vegas uses whilst filming.

Featuring: Johnny Vegas (Moz), Ben Crompton (Colin).

Behind-the-Scenes: Alan Yentob

A featurette on Alan Yentob filming his cameo in the show.

From Series 5, Episode 4. Featuring: Alan Yentob.

Behind-the-Scenes: Sounds Ideal

A short documentary which looks at the music used in the show.

Behind-the-Scenes: Animatic

An animatic showing an example of director Ben Fuller's illustrated story boards running along side the episode.

Behind-the-Scenes: Cartoon Head

A spoof documentary about Cartoon Head. This is an extra from the Series 3 DVD.

Featuring: Johnny Vegas (Moz), Nicola Reynolds (Nicki), Ben Crompton (Colin), Graham Duff (Brian), Seymour Mace (Steve), Haruka Kuroda (Yasuko), Emma Fryer (Tania).