Lunch Monkeys. Image shows from L to R: Kenny Graham (Christian Foster), Tania MacGuire (Jessica Hall), Asif Khan (Abdullah Afzal), Shelley Benson (Rachel Rae), Darrel Wadsworth (Chris Hannon). Copyright: BBC.

Lunch Monkeys

BBC Three sitcom about lowly office workers. 13 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2008 - 2011. Stars Abdullah Afzal, Chris Hannon, Christian Foster, Jessica Hall and others.

Series 2, Episode 5 - Who's The Daddy?

Darrel's estranged dad Pat turns up doing odd jobs at Fox Cranford. Pat soon spots an opportunity to find a new home at Darrel and Shelley's flat having been kicked out by his ex.

Further details

Lunch Monkeys. Pat Wadsworth (Steve Edge). Copyright: Channel K / BBC.

Shelley sees Pat for the unreliable self-obsessed idiot that he is and verges on the point of violence.

It's a big day for Asif - if he passes his driving test he's been promised a new set of wheels by his dad. And Kenny is stressed because everyone thinks he's boring now he's settled with Tania and sets out to prove them wrong.

Broadcast details

Thursday 3rd March 2011
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Abdullah Afzal Asif Khan
Chris Hannon Darrel Wadsworth
Christian Foster Kenny Graham
Jessica Hall Tania MacGuire
Rachel Rae Shelley Benson
Sian Reeves Gloria Stevens
Nigel Havers Mike Cranford
Steve John Shepherd Charlie Brierson
Guest cast
Kulvinder Ghir Mohammed Khan (Asif's Dad)
Tanya Huq Receptionist
Steve Edge Pat Wadsworth (Darrel's Dad)
Helen Kay Sheena
Writing team
David Isaac Writer
Paul Kerensa Script Editor
Rebecca Papworth Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Matt Holt Director
Matt Tiller Producer
Alan Marke Executive Producer
Jim Reid Executive Producer
Jon Rolph Executive Producer

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