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

Josh

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three
  • 2014 - 2017
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

Sitcom by Josh Widdicombe. The show follows the lives of three flatmates and their annoying landlord. Also features Elis James, Beattie Edmondson and Jack Dee.

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Series 3, Episode 2 - Fame & Fortune

Josh. Image shows from L to R: Owen (Elis James), Diana Vickers, Kate (Beattie Edmondson). Copyright: BBC
Owen starts dating former X Factor star Diana Vickers. All is going well until Diana gets lined up to appear in the next series of Strictly.

Further details

Josh's work life receives a boost when his agent gets him a gig supporting a big act on tour. However, Josh struggles to play nice with his rival and ends up snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.

Meanwhile, Owen starts dating former X Factor star Diana Vickers. All is going well until Diana gets lined up to appear in the next series of Strictly. When Owen learns about the 'curse of Strictly', he starts to panic about their relationship.

Kate's competitive side gets the better of her as she takes on landlord Geoff at the 1980s property board game Hungry Hungry Landlords.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 9th October 2017
Channel
BBC Three
Length
25 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 13th October 2017 11:29pm BBC1

Cast & crew

Cast
Josh Widdicombe Josh
Elis James Owen
Beattie Edmondson Kate
Jack Dee Geoff
Guest cast
Tom Allen Rick
Oliver Coopersmith Max
Diana Vickers Self
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
Joe Haughey Editor
Mo Holden Production Designer
Rosalie Clayton Casting Director
Jacqueline White Costume Designer
Pete Rowe Director of Photography
Nick Martin Director of Photography
Julie Nightingale Make-up Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Steve Roberts 1st Assistant Director

Press

TV review: Josh, Series 3, Episode 2, BBC3/BBC1

I wish somebody would explain the logic of how the BBC schedules programmes. Why, for example, is the whole of Upstart Crow available online from the moment the series starts on BBC2, whereas Josh, which is an online BBC3 series is being drip-fed to fans week-by-week as if, well, as if it was a real TV programme. Yes, I know it is a real TV programme, but you know what I mean. And just to muddy things further it also airs on BBC1 - it just feels like fuzzy logic to me. If anything is going to be released boxed set-stylee it should be an online show surely...

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 10th October 2017

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