Love Matters
Love Matters

Love Matters

  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky Living
  • 2013
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Series of comedy one-offs painting a fresh picture of love and romance in the 21st Century.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - 30 & Counting

Tale of male singledom and the search for romance online by three friends, written by the creators of The 11 O'Clock Show and The Big Breakfast.

Further details

Love Matters. Image shows from L to R: Jason (Brett Goldstein), Matt (Dan Clark)

Meet George (Daniel Lawrence Taylor). He's just reached a new low in his life: he's single, lonely, and pretty sure his ex-girlfriend's sudden lesbianism is his fault. Oh, he's got a habit of creating public disturbances, too. This lonely heart is a modern man, but internet dating and listening to Mumford & Sons are two trends he's determined to buck, even if it means missing out on finding 'the one'. With such a sorry state of affairs, he's resigned to take himself off the market but, unfortunately, the women of London seem to be getting by just fine without him.

His mates are in the same boat. Jason (Brett Goldstein, Derek) is determined to win back former flame Emily by proving he's matured, while Matt (Dan Clark, How Not To Live Your Life) pours all his affection into model making. Unlike lonesome George, his pals have plans (of sorts), and although he hates the idea of online dating, he's got nothing to lose, right? Jason and Matt scour the worldwide web to find the best lines to 'embellish' George's profile and get more than a little carried away.

Producer Chris Little and director Tom Vinnicombe, the men who created cutting-edge programmes The Big Breakfast and The 11 O'Clock Show, join forces behind the writers' desk for the first time to tell a tale of unrequited and utterly impossible love from the male perspective.

26th November 2013 news:

The American TV network NBC is working on an American version of this episode, with Better Of Ted writer Justin Adler and Meet The Parents director John Hamburg: Story from Deadline


Produced by Bwark Productions.

Broadcast details

Thursday 28th March 2013
Sky Living
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 30th March 2013 10:00pm Sky Living
Wednesday 3rd April 2013 11:00pm Sky Living
Thursday 25th April 2013 10:30pm Sky Living

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Daniel Lawrence Taylor George
Brett Goldstein Jason
Dan Clark Matt
Miranda Hennessy Yvonne
Jessica Ransom (as Jess Ransom) Emily
Simon Thorp Doctor
Lorna Gayle Bus Driver
Venetia Fawcett Busgirl
Jana Perez Matilda
Dylan Edwards Estate Agent
Lucinda Raikes George's Date
Katherine Rose Morley Call Centre Girl
Jamie Glassman Maitre D'
Weston Gavin Priest
Writing team
Chris Little Writer
Tom Vinnicombe Writer
Damon Beesley Script Editor
Production team
Ben Taylor Director
Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
Phil Gilbert Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Damon Beesley Executive Producer
Simon Wilson Executive Producer
Tom Hemmings Editor
Miranda Jones Production Designer

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