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

Josh

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: Sophie's Mum (Moya Brady), Sophie (Sarah Daykin), Kate (Beattie Edmondson). Copyright: BBC.

Series 2, Episode 5 - Planks & Pranks

It is time for Josh's biannual drink with Pete, aka the depressed potato, aka the most boring friend in Britain. Unfortunately for Josh, this drink ends up leading to a longer-term commitment. Kate's friend Sophie comes to stay and reveals herself to be an incorrigible pranker.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 20th October 2016
Time
10am
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Josh Widdicombe Josh
    Elis James Owen
    Beattie Edmondson Kate
    Jack Dee Geoff
    Guest cast
    Ed Kear Pete
    Alhaji Fofana Pizza Delivery Man
    Sarah Daykin Sophie
    CiarĂ¡n Dowd Simon
    Moya Brady Sophie's Mum
    Writing team
    Josh Widdicombe Writer
    Tom Craine Writer
    Henry Paker Writer
    David Schneider Writer (Additional Material)
    Simon Mayhew-Archer Story
    Josh Widdicombe Story
    Tom Craine Story
    Production team
    David Schneider Director
    Steve Roberts 1st Assistant Director
    Simon Mayhew-Archer Producer
    Stephen McCrum Executive Producer
    Joe Haughey Editor
    Mo Holden Production Designer
    Rosalie Clayton Casting Director
    Jacqueline White Costume Designer
    Pete Rowe Director of Photography
    Julie Nightingale Make-up Designer
    Oli Julian Composer

    Video

    Prank Call Tips

    Kate and Sophie make hysterically bad pranks calls.

    Featuring: Beattie Edmondson (Kate), Sarah Daykin (Sophie).

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