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.

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In The Long Run. Image shows from L to R: Kobna (Sammy Kamara), Valentine (Jimmy Akingbola), Mama (Ellen Thomas), Walter (Idris Elba).

Series 3, Episode 1

As Walter worries about whether his life on the Eastbridge will make his Mama proud, Valentine worries that Kobna is taking his place as the favourite one.

Further details

Mama comes to London! As Walter worries about whether his life on the Eastbridge will make his Mama proud, Valentine worries that Kobna is taking his place as the favourite one. For the first time in a while, life is good for Bagpipes, but a panic attack reminds him of the fragility of life which brings immediate changes in the De La Croix household. Meanwhile Agnes and the community gather to make the case for improvements on the estate, where even Mama lends a helping hand.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 23rd July 2020
Time
2am
Channel
Sky One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular 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
Malaki Paul Singing Boy
Guest cast
Arthur Nightingale Vic
Steve Furst Mr Padgett
Mensah Bediako Uncle Godfearing
Janet Kumah Auntie Joy
Martin Hancock Trevor
Matt Green Reverend
Rich Keeble Parent
Writing team
Jon MacQueen Series Consultant
Grace Ofori-Attah Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Alex Walsh-Taylor Producer
Idris Elba Executive Producer
Gina Carter Executive Producer
Jon Mountague Executive Producer
Tilusha Ghelani Executive Producer
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