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


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 2009 - 2015
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

Hit sitcom starring Miranda Hart as a woman desperate to fit into society and find a man. She runs a joke shop with childhood friend Stevie. Stars Miranda Hart, Sarah Hadland, Patricia Hodge, Tom Ellis, Sally Phillips and more.

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Series 3, Episode 1 - It Was Panning

Miranda. Miranda (Miranda Hart). Copyright: BBC
Penny is threatening to cancel Miranda's Christmas if she doesn't sort her life out...

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Penny is threatening to cancel Miranda's Christmas if she doesn't sort her life out. Among other things, she forces her daughter on a detox.

Having sold the shop, Stevie has a new executive job and Miranda tries to follow her into an office role, but it all proves too much.

Meanwhile, are Gary and Miranda able to just be friends?

Broadcast details

Wednesday 26th December 2012
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 29th November 2013 8:30pm BBC1
Monday 1st December 2014 8:30pm BBC1
Tuesday 13th October 2015 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 14th October 2015 7:20pm Gold
Thursday 17th March 2016 10:40pm Gold
Friday 18th March 2016 7:20pm Gold
Saturday 3rd September 2016 9:00pm Gold
Sunday 4th September 2016 7:00pm Gold
Wednesday 30th November 2016 9:40pm Gold
Thursday 1st December 2016 8:00pm Gold
Monday 26th June 2017 10:00pm W
Tuesday 1st August 2017 8:20pm Gold
Saturday 15th June 2019 10:20am Gold
Sunday 16th June 2019 8:10am Gold
Friday 5th July 2019 9:00pm Gold
Saturday 6th July 2019 8:35am Gold
Saturday 10th August 2019 10:40am Gold
Sunday 11th August 2019 9:35am Gold
Friday 20th March 2020 8:30pm BBC1
Saturday 12th December 2020 7:00pm W
Sunday 13th December 2020 6:00pm W
Sunday 14th March 2021 9:30am Gold
Saturday 26th June 2021 7:00pm W
Sunday 27th June 2021 6:00pm W
Saturday 28th August 2021 10:30am Gold
Saturday 16th October 2021 7:00pm W
Sunday 17th October 2021 5:00pm W
Tuesday 18th January 2022 8:40pm Gold
Wednesday 19th January 2022 2:00pm Gold
Friday 18th March 2022 10:00pm W
Saturday 19th March 2022 9:00pm W
Friday 22nd July 2022 10:00pm W
Saturday 23rd July 2022 9:00pm W
Thursday 18th August 2022 8:00pm Gold
Thursday 18th August 2022 11:40pm Gold
Saturday 8th October 2022 8:50am Gold
Sunday 9th October 2022 2:00am Gold
Sunday 9th October 2022 8:15am Gold
Friday 3rd February 2023 10:10pm W
Saturday 4th February 2023 9:00pm W
Wednesday 1st March 2023 9:15pm Gold
Thursday 2nd March 2023 12:55am Gold
Sunday 30th July 2023 5:00pm W
Sunday 10th September 2023 5:00pm W
Saturday 21st October 2023 7:00pm W
Sunday 22nd October 2023 5:00pm W
Saturday 2nd December 2023 7:00pm W
Sunday 3rd December 2023 4:00pm W
Saturday 3rd February 2024 7:00pm W
Sunday 4th February 2024 5:00pm W
Saturday 16th March 2024 7:00pm W
Sunday 17th March 2024 8:50am Gold
Sunday 17th March 2024 5:00pm W

Cast & crew

Miranda Hart Miranda
Sarah Hadland Stevie
Patricia Hodge Penny
Tom Ellis Gary
Sally Phillips Tilly
Bo Poraj Mike
Guest cast
Caroline Newman Zumba Instructor
Edward Bennett New Boss
Lizzie Stables Emma (Office Girl)
Taj Atwal Emma (Office Girl)
Emma Kennedy Sue Perb
Jason Watkins Dick Twist
Graham Bohea Messenger
Vicki Pepperdine Eaters Anonymous Group Leader
Writing team
Miranda Hart Writer
Richard Hurst Writer
Georgia Pritchett Writer
Paul Powell Writer
Paul Kerensa Writer
Andrew Ellard Script Editor
Jason Cook Writer
Production team
Juliet May Director
Emma Strain Producer
Jo Sargent Executive Producer
Jake Bernard Editor
Harry Banks Production Designer
Tracey Macario Production Designer
Alex Eckford Composer


Miranda - 2012 Christmas Trailer

It's Christmas and Miranda would like a relaxing and fun time without her parents.

Featuring: Tom Ellis (Gary), Sarah Hadland (Stevie), Miranda Hart (Miranda) & Patricia Hodge (Penny).

Christmas Carolling with Miranda & Stevie

Stevie and Miranda find themselves performing in a festive choir.

Featuring: Sarah Hadland (Stevie) & Miranda Hart (Miranda).

Miranda comes unstuck in a fountain

Gary and Miranda take a romantic stroll through town. What could possibly go wrong?

Featuring: Tom Ellis (Gary) & Miranda Hart (Miranda).

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