Man Down. Dan (Greg Davies). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Man Down

Channel 4 sitcom about a man struggling to grow up. 26 episodes (4 series), 2013 - 2017. Stars Greg Davies, Roisin Conaty, Mike Wozniak, Gwyneth Powell and others.

Series 1, Episode 3

Dan's not been invited to his niece's birthday party, at his own home. He's determined to prove his responsibility - especially after discovering Naomi's been invited.

Further details

Man Down. Image shows from L to R: Lucy (Verity Firth), Dan (Greg Davies). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Dan, unlike his ex-girlfriend Naomi, isn't invited to his niece's birthday party. Desperate to impress, Dan manages to persuade the family that he can be trusted with one of the big jobs to get the party ready.

Will his dad get to joyfully bathe in his son's failure yet again, or will Dan actually manage to pull it off?

Broadcast details

Friday 1st November 2013
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Dan
Roisin Conaty Jo
Mike Wozniak Brian
Gwyneth Powell Mum
Ashley McGuire Shakira
Rik Mayall Dad
Deirdre Mullins Naomi
Guest cast
Stephen Morrison Community Support Officer
Sian Brooke Daisy (Dan's Sister)
Verity Firth Lucy (Dan's Niece)
Leila Farzad Eyebrow Lady
Hayden Keeler-Stone School Student (Café Kid)
Writing team
Greg Davies Writer
Stephen Morrison Writer (Additional Material)
Sian Harries Writer (Additional Material)
Barry Castagnola Writer (Additional Material)
Lloyd Langford Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Matt Lipsey Director
Spencer Millman Producer
James Taylor Executive Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Toby Stevens Executive Producer


Open and Shut Case

Someone's having a bad day!

Featuring: Greg Davies (Dan), Stephen Morrison (Community Support Officer), Mike Wozniak (Brian).


Dan spots Naomi in the street and tries to show her he's responsible and trustworthy.

Featuring: Greg Davies (Dan), Verity Firth (Lucy), Roisin Conaty (Jo), Deirdre Mullins (Naomi).


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