Mister Winner. Lesley Winner (Spencer Jones).

Mister Winner

BBC Two and BBC One sitcom starring Spencer Jones. 7 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2017 - 2020. Stars Spencer Jones, Lucy Pearman, Shaun Williamson, Harriet Thorpe and others.

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Mister Winner. Lesley Winner (Spencer Jones).

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Piano

While is Leslie on a house clearance job with his father-in-law Chris he finds an abandoned piano and quickly comes up with a scheme to make some money from it. But will music be the food of love?

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on BBC iPlayer

Date
Wednesday 25th March 2020
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Spencer Jones Lesley Winner
Lucy Pearman Jemma
Shaun Williamson Chris Smith
Guest cast
Aaron Thomas Ward Gormless Waiter
Enzo Squillino Jnr Tony
Lieve Carchon Maria
Ruby Thomas Natalie
Mike Sengelow Middle-Aged Man
Deeivya Meir Sangita
Writing team
Matt Morgan Writer
Spencer Jones Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Andrew Chaplin Director
Richard Webb Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer
Charlie Fawcett Editor
Mo Holden Production Designer
Andy Jones Composer
Spencer Jones Composer

Press

TV review: Mister Winner, BBC Two

Comedy fans who have seen Jones onstage or enjoyed Clunkerdunk may be surprised by this. There is no laugh track or studio laughter giving it a slightly flat feel. But Jones is great and is always watchable, even when you can see the punchlines coming a miles off. It just seems like an odd fit for someone who is so imaginative, creative and talented.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 25th March 2020

Mister Winner, episode 1 review

Spencer Jones is one of the funniest, most inventive comedians to have emerged in recent years - which is why it's so disappointing to see him in this most lukewarm of sitcoms. It's like putting Lewis Hamilton behind the wheel of a Reliant Robin.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 25th March 2020

Mister Winner, review

This good-natured comedy is just the tonic we need right now.

Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 25th March 2020

Mister Winner, BBC2 review

Gentle comedy about one of life's losers.

Veronica Lee, The Arts Desk, 26th March 2020

Mister Winner review

Review of new sitcom from Spencer Jones.

Carol Midgley, The Times, 26th March 2020

TV review: Mister Winner, series 1 episode 1

Given how much of a fan I am of Spencer and Pearman I will watch at least one more episode, but if it wasn't for the talented cast then I'm not sure I'd bother.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 26th March 2020
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