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: Josh (Josh Widdicombe), Owen (Elis James), Kate (Beattie Edmondson), Judith Anderson (Jennifer Saunders). Copyright: BBC.

Series 3, Episode 1 - Rope Swings & Roundabouts

Josh goes viral on the internet; Kate and her mum attend a new production from an immersive theatre company; and Owen finally gets round to taking his driving test.

Further details

Josh's new girlfriend, Millie, takes him to a high-ropes course for a date. However, when Josh gets stuck on a zip wire, things spiral out of his control, and he ends up accidentally going viral on the internet. Luckily, landlord Geoff has been doing a night course in psychotherapy and can help Josh through this dark period.

Meanwhile, Kate and her mum, Judith, attend a new production from an immersive theatre company set inside a failing business. With the help of a hipflask, the pair truly immerse themselves.

Owen finally gets round to taking his driving test, but when he meets the examiner, Huw, his chances don't look promising.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 2nd October 2017
Channel
BBC Three
Length
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Josh Widdicombe Josh
Elis James Owen
Beattie Edmondson Kate
Jack Dee Geoff
Guest cast
Jennifer Saunders Judith Anderson (Kate's Mum)
Scarlett Alice Johnson Millie
Mike Bubbins Huw
Jamie Baughan Manager
Christina Tam Police Officer
Writing team
Josh Widdicombe Writer
Tom Craine Writer
David Schneider Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Mayhew-Archer Story
Josh Widdicombe Story
Tom Craine Story
Production team
David Schneider Director
Simon Mayhew-Archer Producer
Stephen McCrum Executive Producer
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