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


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 3, Episode 3 - The Dinner Party

Miranda has decided to prove to herself and her friends she can officially be an adult. First by looking after a toddler, then, by hosting a dinner party for eight...

Further details

Miranda. Image shows from L to R: Miranda (Miranda Hart), Mike (Bo Poraj). Copyright: BBC.

Miranda has decided to prove to herself and her friends she can officially be an adult. First by looking after a toddler, but the soft play centre is too much of a lure and she gets stuck in a kids' tunnel. Then, by hosting a dinner party for eight. It ends in inevitable chaos.

Broadcast details

Monday 7th January 2013
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Miranda Hart Miranda
    Sarah Hadland Stevie
    Patricia Hodge Penny
    Tom Ellis Gary
    Bo Poraj Mike
    Naomi Bentley Rose
    Guest cast
    Margaret Cabourn-Smith Alison (Loved-Up Woman)
    John Finnemore Chris (Loved-Up Man)
    Tim Pigott-Smith Valerie (Osteopath)
    Sarah Flower Yoga Instructor
    Paul Kerensa Customer
    Glen Davies Plumber
    Joanna Neary Childrens' Musical Playgroup Leader
    Alice Hart M&S Customer
    Joe Wilkinson Traffic Warden
    Writing team
    Miranda Hart Writer
    Richard Hurst Writer
    Georgia Pritchett Writer
    Paul Powell Writer
    Paul Kerensa Writer
    Andrew Ellard Script Editor
    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


    Tight Pants in a Public Place

    Miranda's washing machine has broken, so she's found all new ways to wash her pants... in the dishwasher.

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

    Miranda has a Massage

    Miranda heads to see an Osteopath for a massage after straining her back. What could possibly go wrong?

    Featuring: Miranda Hart (Miranda), Tim Pigott-Smith (Valerie).

    Behind-the-scenes: Wind, Gates and Crash Mats

    A video extra, in which the cast talk about performing stunts and eating dinner. This video is linked to 'The Dinner Party' episode.

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


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