In The Long Run. Image shows from L to R: Kobna (Sammy Kamara), Agnes (Madeline Appiah), Walter (Idris Elba), Valentine (Jimmy Akingbola). Copyright: Sky.

In The Long Run

Sky One sitcom by Idris Elba. 19 episodes (3 series), 2018 - 2020. Stars Idris Elba, Bill Bailey, Madeline Appiah, Jimmy Akingbola and others.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Idris Elba Walter
Bill Bailey Bagpipes
Madeline Appiah Agnes
Jimmy Akingbola Valentine
Kellie Shirley Kirsty
Sammy Kamara Kobna
Mattie Boys Dean
Ellen Thomas Mama (Series 3)
Quincy Frank
Deno Driz Singing Boy (Series 1)
Neil D'Souza Rajesh
Malaki Paul Singing Boy (Series 2-3)
Ellen Thomas Mama (Voice)
Writing team
Claire Downes Writer (Series 1-2)
Ian Jarvis Writer (Series 1-2)
Stuart Lane Writer (Series 1-2)
Danielle Ward Writer (Series 2)
Grace Ofori-Attah Writer (Additional Material) (Series 1)
Emma Brown Script Editor (Series 1)
Jon MacQueen Series Consultant (Series 2-3)
Grace Ofori-Attah Story Supervisor (Series 2-3)
Production team
Declan Lowney Director (Series 1)
Cecile Emeke Director (Series 1)
Sandy Johnson Director (Series 2-3)
Ian Aryeh Director (Series 3)
Charlie Hanson Producer (Series 1)
Alex Walsh-Taylor Producer (Series 2-3)
Idris Elba Executive Producer
Gina Carter Executive Producer
Jon Mountague Executive Producer
Tilusha Ghelani Executive Producer (Series 3)
Idris Elba Creator (Series 1)

For guest cast and crew see our episode guides


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