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 2 - Officially Special

Workplace comedy starring Katherine Parkinson as Jo Pepper, the put upon head of the 'Miscellaneous' department at Brewster's World Records. With a boyfriend keen to wed, a promoted nemesis and a new colleague, Jo's at a perilous crossroads.

Further details

Love Matters. Jo Pepper (Katherine Parkinson)

Katherine Parkinson is Jo Pepper, head of the 'Miscellaneous' department at Brewster's World Records, in a workplace comedy written and created by Bede Blake.

From the world's longest Irish dance to the longest gargle, Pepper has seen every type of record attempt imaginable. Working in 'Miscellaneous', she's a lone figure dealing with the trivial, far-out and wildly inappropriate records - and people - no one else wants to touch. But everything's about to change as she's teamed up with vacuous new partner Wick (Ian Smith, The Syndicate), who instantly becomes a stone in her comfortable shoe.

Take into account the promotion of her nemesis Cox (Emma Pierson, Dead Boss) to the flagship sports department at the top of the world-records ladder, and Pepper's thoroughly fed up. Things aren't much better at home, either, as long-term boyfriend Warren (Steve Edge, Starlings), a poet-turned-human sign, proposes. Pepper isn't ready for marriage, and as her feud with Cox escalates, she finds herself at a crossroads. Pepper needs to make her mark - she just needs to figure out how.


Produced by Channel X.

Broadcast details

Thursday 28th March 2013
Sky Living
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 30th March 2013 10:30pm Sky Living
Wednesday 3rd April 2013 11:30pm Sky Living
Thursday 25th April 2013 10:00pm Sky Living
Wednesday 25th September 2013 10:35pm Sky Living

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Katherine Parkinson Jo Pepper
Ian Smith Wick
Emma Pierson Cox
Steve Edge Warren
Dan Fredenburgh BB
Colm Gormley Frank's Mate
Robert Wilfort Jobsy
Anthony MacMurray Sculptor
Tiffany Stevenson London Eye Official
Amy Morgan Fanny
Fergus Craig Garfie
Simon Allen Gargler
Writing team
Bede Blake Writer
Production team
Chris Cottam Director
Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
Sally Martin Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Alan Marke Executive Producer
Jim Reid Executive Producer
Tim Waddell Editor
Sarah Jenneson Production Designer
James Dorman Composer

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