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


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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