Marriage. Image shows from L to R: Emma (Nicola Walker), Ian (Sean Bean)


  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One
  • 2022
  • 4 episodes (1 series)

Nicola Walker and Sean Bean play a married couple in this four-part comedy drama. Also features Chantelle Alle, James Bolam, Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Jack Holden.

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Series 1, Episode 1

Marriage. Image shows from L to R: Ian (Sean Bean), Emma (Nicola Walker)
Ian and Emma return from holiday in Spain and have to get used to the ways in which their career prospects have radically diverged since Ian was made redundant. Another new development comes in the shape of their daughter's new boyfriend.

Further details

Ian and Emma get back from their holiday in Spain and return to their normal lives.

Ian has recently been made redundant and is beginning to adapt to his new existence. Emma is doing well at work and trying to balance that with Ian's feelings. Their daughter Jessica brings her boyfriend Adam round to meet them.

Broadcast details

Sunday 14th August 2022
60 minutes


Cast & crew

Nicola Walker Emma
Sean Bean Ian
Chantelle Alle Jessica
James Bolam Gerry
Henry Lloyd-Hughes Jamie
Jack Holden Adam
Guest cast
Phillipa Carson Carol
Kemal Sylvester Paul
Kath Hughes Claire
Makir Ahmed Mike
Shona McHugh Emily
Ella Augustin Maxine (Receptionist at Leisure Centre)
Hector Hewer Kieran
Leroy Bonsu Gym Man 3
Kareem Alexander Gym Man 1
Josh Hanley Gym Man 2
Tobi Bakare (as Tobi King Bakare) Amos
Lauren Douglin Rachel
Writing team
Stefan Golaszewski Writer
Production team
Stefan Golaszewski Director
Lyndsay Robinson Producer
Tommy Bulfin Executive Producer
Beth Willis Executive Producer
George Faber Executive Producer
Richard Laxton Executive Producer
Stefan Golaszewski Executive Producer
Peter Miller Line Producer
Jenna Mills Line Producer
Simon Reglar Editor
Tom Bowyer Production Designer
Sarah Crowe Casting Director
Adam Howe Costume Designer
Ali Asad Director of Photography
Vanessa White Make-up Designer
Joshua Douglas-Bagley Graphics
David Chalstrey 1st Assistant Director


Jacket potato tiff

Ian and Emma talk about a potato.

Featuring: Sean Bean (Ian) & Nicola Walker (Emma).

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