Miranda. Image shows from L to R: Gary (Tom Ellis), Penny (Patricia Hodge), Miranda (Miranda Hart), Stevie (Sarah Hadland), Clive (James Holmes). Copyright: BBC.

Miranda

BBC One and BBC Two sitcom starring Miranda Hart. 22 episodes (3 series), 2009 - 2015. Stars Miranda Hart, Sarah Hadland, Patricia Hodge, Tom Ellis and others.

Series 2, Episode 1 is repeated on W on Saturday at 7pm.

Series 2, Episode 2 - Before I Die

Miranda's recent experience in the graveyard gets her thinking. This week she starts to worry what her life is all about and what people would say at her funeral.

Further details

Miranda. Image shows from L to R: Miranda (Miranda Hart), Georgina (Maggie Service). Copyright: BBC.

Miranda starts to worry what her life is all about and what people would say at her funeral.

Meanwhile, Tilly and Penny are organising a charity wine-tasting and Miranda thinks perhaps she should start doing some good - but a stint volunteering at an old people's home and an attempt at a parachute jump don't go according to plan, in typical Miranda style. So she pins her hopes on Gary's old friends, Chris and Alison, who are choosing godparents for their baby. They choose her, and she is resolved that she is a good person.

However, after spending time with them she remembers that they are the most nauseating couple ever and doesn't want to be involved in their lives. Miranda decides to ditch her plans for a good eulogy and sets out to prove she is not a worthwhile candidate for a godparent - much to her mother, Penny's, embarrassment.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 22nd November 2010
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Saturday 28th November 2020 at 7:40pm on W
  2. Sunday 29th November 2020 at 6:40pm on W

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Miranda Hart Miranda
Sarah Hadland Stevie
Patricia Hodge Penny
Tom Ellis Gary
Sally Phillips Tilly
James Holmes Clive
Guest cast
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Alison (Loved-Up Woman)
John Finnemore Chris (Loved-Up Man)
Rufus Wright Vicar
Maggie Service Georgina
Nicholas Bailey Nurse Karl
Ashley McGuire Meals On Wheels Lady
Nick Mohammed Pete (Skydiving Office Worker)
Hilary Whitehall (as Hilary Gish) Sky Diving School Applicant
Alex Macqueen Librarian
Carrie Quinlan Actor
Jeremy Limb Actor
Terrence Denville Actor
Mark Killeen Actor
Saskia Ryan Actor
James Duke Actor
Writing team
Miranda Hart Writer
Richard Hurst Writer
James Cary Writer
Paul Powell Writer
Paul Kerensa Writer
Jon Brown Script Editor
Jason Hazeley Writer
Joel Morris Writer
Production team
Juliet May Director
Emma Strain Producer
Jo Sargent Executive Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer

Videos

Behind the Scenes: Funeral Fall

Behind the scenes with the cast and crew of Miranda, series 2. In the second of six "Behind the scenes" videos, Rufus Wright and Maggie Service introduce us to a funeral scene.

Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Rufus Wright (Vicar), Maggie Service (Georgina).

The world of Miranda Hart: Gary & The Restaurant

Tom Ellis gives us a guide around the bar.

Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

Featuring: Tom Ellis (Gary).

Chase Me

Miranda volunteers to read to elderly residents at a retirement home.

Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda).

I Wish The Ground Could Have Swallowed Me Up

After an embarassing speech at a funeral, Miranda wishes the ground could swallow her up. Sometimes one has to be careful what one wishes for.

Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Patricia Hodge (Penny).

Awkward Social Occasions

Miranda's mother Penny causes tension when introducing Miranda at a social gathering.

Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Patricia Hodge (Penny).

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