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 6 - Big Trouble In Little Cranford

It's Fox Cranford's 30-year anniversary, but the celebration is a damp squib involving Gloria's homemade cake.

Further details

Lunch Monkeys. Mike Cranford (Nigel Havers). Copyright: Channel K / BBC.

Kenny is panic stricken when he mistakenly thinks that Tania is pregnant, Mike is on the verge of meltdown, the firm is going under and the icy silent partner Miss Fox is on the prowl.

Tania and Shelley decide to hold a proper party to cheer Mike up. Kenny is in charge of the food and drink and with Darrel and Asif's help it quickly goes pear-shaped.

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th 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
Eleanor Matsuura Imogen Fox
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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