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 2, Episode 4 - The Phant

A big-bottomed guru returns to Dan's life to try to help him through the past trauma.

Further details

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

With a very unwelcome appraisal of his teaching skills already taking its toll on loser-hero Dan, fate conspires to throw him directly into the path of his childhood nemesis.

A big-bottomed guru returns to Dan's life to try to help him through the past trauma, whilst Nesta is also on hand to offer some brutal advice to her sap of a nephew.

Jo has a new money-making scheme, while Brian is determined to be published in the local paper.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 22nd June 2015
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Greg Davies Dan
Roisin Conaty Jo
Mike Wozniak Brian
Gwyneth Powell Mum
Stephanie Cole Nesta
Jeany Spark Emma
Ashley McGuire Shakira
Elliot Levey Mr. Hogan
Madeleine Harris Karen
Alfie Davis Dennis
Frankie Akhurst Robin
Guest cast
Ramon Tikaram Dominic (Running Instructor)
Morgan Jones Martin
Ben Moor Maxwell
Grant Stimpson Big Nose Man
Milo Twomey The Phant
Joshua Coombes Young Geoff Doogan
Craig Reid (as The Proclaimers) Self
Charlie Reid (as The Proclaimers) Self
Writing team
Greg Davies Writer
Stephen Morrison Writer
Sian Harries Writer
Production team
Al Campbell Director
Spencer Millman Producer
James Taylor Executive Producer
Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
Jon Thoday Executive Producer
Christopher Watson Editor
Brian Sykes Production Designer
Chris Egan Composer
Bob Bradley Composer

Video

The Process

Dan goes back in time.

Featuring: Greg Davies (Dan), Ramon Tikaram (Dominic), Ben Moor (Maxwell), Grant Stimpson (Big Nose Man).

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