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

Man Down

  • TV sitcom
  • Channel 4
  • 2013 - 2017
  • 26 episodes (4 series)

Sitcom starring Greg Davies as Dan, a teacher with crushing character flaws. Also features Roisin Conaty, Mike Wozniak, Gwyneth Powell, Stephanie Cole, Jeany Spark and more.

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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.

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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


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 2nd November 2013 1:35am 4seven
Saturday 2nd November 2013 10:30pm 4seven
Monday 25th November 2013 11:25pm C4
Sunday 12th March 2017 10:05pm More4
Monday 13th March 2017 1:10am More4
Friday 18th November 2022 11:55pm C4

Cast & crew

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), Mike Wozniak (Brian) & Stephen Morrison (Community Support Officer).


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

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

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