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.

Man Down. Dan (Greg Davies).

Series 3, Episode 1 - The Heist

We rejoin Dan at a crossroads in his life - he knows he can't go on, he must do something.

Further details

We rejoin Dan at a crossroads in his life - he knows he can't go on, he must do something.

The Head Teacher sees right through Dan's incompetence in the classroom and, as such, he is facing a disciplinary and may lose the only thing he has left in life: his teaching job. This is compounded by the terrifying Eastern European caretaker who makes covering his mistakes even more complicated.

Should he ditch the teaching job he despises and follow his heart to a new adventure?

Meanwhile his always-kind mother has a new man on the scene, Deadalus "Everyone calls me Daddy", who is most certainly up to no good, but Dan just can't prove it.

If he's looking for support from his two friends he won't have much luck, as Jo is still happily chasing one obviously-doomed, not to mention completely harebrained project after another, whilst straight-laced Brian, increasingly frustrated by his idiot friends, is also coming to terms with life as a single man.

Still around to offer a firm guiding hand, as well as regularly putting the cat amongst the pigeons, is Aunt Nesta... but will this be enough to ease Dan onto the right path and help him avoid complete humiliation? Probably not, no.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 13th July 2016
Channel 4
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
    Tony Robinson Deadalus
    Madeleine Harris Karen
    Alfie Davis Dennis
    Frankie Akhurst Robin
    Steven Berkoff Mr Klackov
    Guest cast
    Hayley Jayne Standing Miss Charman
    Writing team
    Greg Davies Writer
    Stephen Morrison Writer (Additional Material)
    Sian Harries Writer (Additional Material)
    Ed Gamble Writer (Additional Material)
    Mike Wozniak Writer
    Production team
    Al Campbell Director
    Toby Welch Producer
    James Taylor Executive Producer
    Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
    Jon Thoday Executive Producer
    Christopher Watson Editor
    Sam Harley (as Samantha Harley) Production Designer
    Chris Egan Composer
    Bob Bradley Composer
    Trystan Francis Composer


    Dan goes over a fence

    In this clip from Series 3 of Man Down, Dan's attempt to go over a fence doesn't go very well.

    Featuring: Greg Davies (Dan).


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