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

In The Long Run

  • TV sitcom
  • Sky One
  • 2018 - 2020
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

Semi-autobiographical comedy created by and starring Idris Elba, set in mid-1980s Hackney. Also features Bill Bailey, Madeline Appiah, Jimmy Akingbola, Kellie Shirley, Sammy Kamara and more.

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Series 2, Episode 6

In The Long Run. Image shows from L to R: Kirsty (Kellie Shirley), Malcolm (Kenneth Cranham), Dot (Marlene Sidaway), Bagpipes (Bill Bailey)
Bagpipes, Kirsty and the Eastbridge community are preparing for Melissa's adoption party at the Milton Arms when Walter is disturbed to discover that Bagpipes is estranged from his parents.

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Bagpipes, Kirsty and the Eastbridge community are preparing for Melissa's adoption party at the Milton Arms when Walter is disturbed to discover that Bagpipes is estranged from his parents. Taking matters into his own hands Walter insists the two men travel to Essex, resolve the long-held rift and bring Bagpipes' parents to join in the celebrations. As the party begins to warm up Kobna struggles to find a way of asking Kerry out - but Uncle Valy quickly comes to the rescue.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 20th November 2019
Time
10pm
Channel
Sky One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 21st November 2019 1:00am Sky2
Friday 22nd November 2019 1:30am Sky1
Saturday 23rd November 2019 10:00pm Sky2
Tuesday 26th November 2019 11:00pm Sky1
Thursday 18th June 2020 9:30pm Sky2
Tuesday 21st July 2020 11:30pm Sky2
Tuesday 23rd May 2023 3:10am Sky Comedy
Saturday 27th May 2023 2:05am Sky Comedy
Friday 2nd February 2024 8:25am Sky Comedy
Friday 2nd February 2024 7:30pm Sky Comedy
Sunday 4th February 2024 10:00am Sky Comedy
Tuesday 16th April 2024 4:30pm Sky Comedy
Wednesday 17th April 2024 10:00am Sky Comedy
Sunday 21st April 2024 4:30pm Sky Comedy

Cast & crew

Cast
Idris Elba Walter
Bill Bailey Bagpipes
Madeline Appiah Agnes
Jimmy Akingbola Valentine
Kellie Shirley Kirsty
Sammy Kamara Kobna
Mattie Boys Dean
Neil D'Souza Rajesh
Quincy Frank
Guest cast
Amani Johnson Melissa
Pooja Shah Rani
Darshan Jariwalla Daddy
Isabelle Allen Kerry
Kenneth Cranham Malcolm
Marlene Sidaway Dot
Writing team
Danielle Ward Writer
Jon MacQueen Series Consultant
Grace Ofori-Attah Story Supervisor
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Alex Walsh-Taylor Producer
Idris Elba Executive Producer
Gina Carter Executive Producer
Jon Mountague Executive Producer
Ana Garanito Associate Producer
Alison B Matthews Line Producer
Adam Bokey Editor
Damien Creagh Production Designer
Catherine Willis Casting Director
Amanda Monk Costume Designer
Simon Vickery Director of Photography
Kelvin Richard Director of Photography
Maxine Dallas Make-up Designer
James BKS Composer
Matt Bell (as Matthew Bell) 1st Assistant Director

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