King Gary. Image shows from L to R: Teddy King (Riley Burgin), Terri King (Laura Checkley), Gary King (Tom Davis), Denise King (Camille Coduri), Big Gary King (Simon Day). Copyright: Shiny Button Productions.

King Gary

BBC One sitcom about a working-class family. 8 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2018 - 2020. Stars Tom Davis, Laura Checkley, Riley Burgin, Camille Coduri and others.

Another series is in development.

King Gary. Gary King (Tom Davis). Copyright: Shiny Button Productions.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Bunion

Recovering after an operation Gary is constantly disrupted by deliveries for his neighbour, while Terri's life is upset when an old raving picture is shared on Facebook.

Further details

Gary is off work after having a serious operation, but a stream of parcel deliveries for neighbour Stuart continuously disrupts his recovery at home.

Mum Denise insinuates that foul play may be afoot and that Stuart may be doing the whole thing to wind him up. Gary puts a plan together to avenge his Crescent rival.

Terri's life is turned upside down when a terrible old raving picture of her is shared on Facebook and she goes on a mission to get the perpetrator to take it down. While Gary convalesces at home, Big Gary is forced back to work for one last job with loyal servant Winkle who takes the opportunity to try to convince his retired boss to come back to work for good.


This episode was published on iPlayer on 10th January.

Broadcast details

Friday 24th January 2020
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Davis Gary King
Laura Checkley Terri King
Camille Coduri Denise King
Simon Day Big Gary King
Romesh Ranganathan Stuart Williams
Guest cast
Neil Maskell Winkle
Ninette Finch Mrs Watson
Mim Shaikh Wayne
George Lasha Voytec
Emma Sidi Anne
Alastair Roberts (as Al Roberts) Robin
Christopher James-Gordon Delivery Driver 1
Holly Atkins Delivery Woman 2
Judi Love Sally
Chris Hayward Delivery Driver 3
Lisa McGrillis Mad Kay
Damian Dudkiewicz Delivery Driver 4
Sophie Stanton Jodie
Writing team
Tom Davis Writer
James De Frond Writer
Geoff Norcott Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
James De Frond Director
Rupert Majendie Producer
Andy Brereton Executive Producer
Tom Davis Executive Producer
James De Frond Executive Producer
Alex Moody Executive Producer


Someone is trying to pull my underpants down

When yet another driver arrives in the street with a huge amount of boxes, Gary is furious to learn that his neighbour has nominated him as his 'safe place' for deliveries.

Featuring: Tom Davis (Gary King), Laura Checkley (Terri King), Romesh Ranganathan (Stuart Williams), Damian Dudkiewicz (Delivery Driver 4).


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