British Comedy Guide

Love Matters.

Love Matters

Sky Living comedy drama. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2013.

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.

Full synopsis

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.

Notes

Produced by Channel X.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 28th March 2013
Time
9:30pm
Channel
Sky Living
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Saturday 30th March 2013 at 10:30pm on Sky Living
  2. Wednesday 3rd April 2013 at 11:30pm on Sky Living
  3. Thursday 25th April 2013 at 10:00pm on Sky Living
  4. Wednesday 25th September 2013 at 10:35pm on 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
Sally Martin Producer
Saskia Schuster Exec Producer
Lucy Lumsden Exec Producer
Alan Marke Exec Producer
Jim Reid Exec Producer
Sarah Jenneson Production Designer
James Dorman Composer
Tim Waddell Editor

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