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 5 - Just Act Normal

Miranda has some difficulty convincing people she's not actually having a breakdown.

Further details

Miranda. Image shows from L to R: Penny (Patricia Hodge), Therapist (Mark Heap), Miranda (Miranda Hart). Copyright: BBC.

An incident in a park with an ice cream van, a handsome jogger, a teacher and a class of six-year-old children is enough to drive anyone up the wall...

When Miranda and Penny end up in the police station, Penny leads the police to believe that Miranda is a bit unstable and they are both forced to see a therapist for an assessment. All they need to do is sit quietly and control their temper with each other - but this is Miranda and her mother, after all. Will the unnervingly silent therapist believe the constantly scrapping pair are just as sane as any other bickering mother and daughter?

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 13th December 2010
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Miranda Hart Miranda
Patricia Hodge Penny
Tom Ellis Gary
Guest cast
James Doherty PC Davis
Mark Heap Therapist
Writing team
Miranda Hart Writer
Richard Hurst Writer
James Cary Writer
Georgia Pritchett Writer
Paul Powell Writer
Paul Kerensa Writer
Jon Brown Script Editor
Production team
Juliet May Director
Emma Strain Producer
Jo Sargent Executive Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer

Videos

Roleplay

Miranda and Penny use roleplay and attempt to see things from the other's point of view...

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Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Mark Heap (Therapist), Patricia Hodge (Penny).

Too Many Legs

In an attempt to act normal Miranda becomes increasingly conscious of her arms, legs and posture...

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

The Water Machine

Miranda encounters a troublesome water machine.

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Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Mark Heap (Therapist), Patricia Hodge (Penny).

Red Button Extra: Miranda Meets... Miranda's Mum

Miranda chats to her real-life Mum (Dee Hart-Dyke) and Patricia Hodge, who plays her Mum in the sitcom.

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

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