Kate & Koji. Image shows from L to R: Kate (Brenda Blethyn), Koji (Jimmy Akingbola). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Kate & Koji

ITV sitcom set in a seaside café. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Stars Brenda Blethyn, Jimmy Akingbola, Blake Harrison, Barbara Flynn and others.

Another series is in development.

Kate & Koji. Image shows from L to R: 'Medium' Dan (Blake Harrison), Kate (Brenda Blethyn), Koji (Jimmy Akingbola), Councillor Bone (Barbara Flynn). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Kate & Koji

Sitcom about the owner of a seaside café, and an asylum-seeking African doctor

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2020
Channel
ITV
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Brenda Blethyn, Jimmy Akingbola, Blake Harrison, Barbara Flynn, Victor McGuire, Rosalind Ayres and Gary Lammin
Writers
Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin
Producers
Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin and Debbie Pisani

Kate, the working-class owner of an old-fashioned seaside café forms an unexpected and sparky friendship with Koji, an African asylum seeker. Although from very different worlds, they are similar in ways which they do not recognise, including a dogged determination to never back down! When the fur does start to fly, Kate's resourceful nephew 'Medium' acts as peacemaker.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Kate And Kolo (Working title)
  • Kate And Koji
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 18th March 2020 on ITV at 8pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 22nd April 2020 on ITV at 8pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 18th October 2020 at 10:00pm on ITV3

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