Josh. Image shows from L to R: Kate (Beattie Edmondson), Josh (Josh Widdicombe), Geoff (Jack Dee), Owen (Elis James). Copyright: BBC.


BBC Three sitcom about a luckless loser. 19 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2014 - 2017. Stars Josh Widdicombe, Elis James, Beattie Edmondson and Jack Dee.

Josh. Image shows from L to R: Owen (Elis James), Josh (Josh Widdicombe), Judith Anderson (Jennifer Saunders), Kate (Beattie Edmondson). Copyright: BBC.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Mum & Dad

In this week's episode, Josh goes on a date with Lily an old classmate who used to be the 'hottest girl in school'.

Further details

Josh goes on a date with Lily an old classmate who used to be the 'hottest girl in school'. Lily seems curiously attracted to his inadequacies, but will he be able to seal the deal or will her over-protective father get in the way of true lust?

Meanwhile, Kate's mum, comes to stay and finds herself the object of Geoff's affections. Will Owen turn out to be the one she really wants in the weirdest love triangle ever?

Broadcast details

Wednesday 18th November 2015
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Josh Widdicombe Josh
Elis James Owen
Beattie Edmondson Kate
Jack Dee Geoff
Guest cast
Celeste Dring Lily
Jennifer Saunders Judith Anderson (Kate's Mum)
Michael Fenton Stevens Lily's Dad
Writing team
Josh Widdicombe Writer
Tom Craine Writer
Production team
David Schneider Director
Simon Mayhew-Archer Producer
Stephen McCrum Executive Producer


Josh meets Lily's terrifying dad

Josh meets Lily's dad, who also happens to be a terrifying judge.

Featuring: Josh Widdicombe (Josh), Michael Fenton Stevens (Lily's Dad).


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