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
    Charlie Phillips Editor
    Richard Drew Production Designer
    Chris Egan Composer
    Bob Bradley Composer


    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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