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.

In The Long Run. Jimmy Akingbola.

Series 3, Episode 4

Valentine gets a DJ gig through Dawn's friend Andy, which goes hugely well until he realises it's a gay nightclub.

Further details

Valentine gets a DJ gig through Dawn's friend Andy, which goes hugely well until he realises it's a gay nightclub. The situation challenges Valentine's own beliefs as well as his newfound relationship with Dawn.

Meanwhile, Kobna has bought a car on the quiet and while testing it out with Barney and Dean, he causes an accident that brings about a pact with the devil.

Charles and Agnes join forces to present a vision of change to the residents of the Eastbridge, but Agnes realises too late the price that needs to be paid for progress.

Broadcast details

Thursday 13th August 2020
Sky One
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
Guest cast
Doreen Ingleton Maureen
Arthur Nightingale Vic
Jude Akuwudike Uncle Akie
Steve Furst Mr Padgett
Kadeem Ramsay Barney
Steve Toussaint Charles Lander
Ayesha Antoine Dawn
Solomon Israel Andy
Writing team
Jon MacQueen Series Consultant
Grace Ofori-Attah Writer
Production team
Ian Aryeh 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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