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Mongrels. Image shows from L to R: Destiny, Nelson, Kali, Marion, Vince. Copyright: BBC


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three
  • 2010 - 2011
  • 17 episodes (2 series)

An adult puppet sitcom for BBC Three about a fox, a cat, a dog and a pigeon who hang out together in an inner-city yard. Stars Tony Way, Rufus Jones, Lucy Montgomery, Katy Brand, Dan Tetsell and more.


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Series 2, Episode 1 - Marion And The Force-Field

Destiny comes up with a knock-out strategy to win her dream man - John Terry's dog. Recruited by a secret society of bloodthirsty foxes, it's time for Nelson to kill or be killed. Marion is entranced by a peculiarly knowledgeable goldfish.

Preview clips

Further details

Mongrels. Nelson. Copyright: BBC

Song: Just A Little Tap On The Nose - Sung by Destiny.
Written by Adam Miller.

Broadcast details

Monday 7th November 2011
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Tony Way Gary
Rufus Jones Nelson (Voice)
Lucy Montgomery Destiny (Voice)
Katy Brand Kali (Voice)
Dan Tetsell Marion (Voice)
Paul Kaye Vince (Voice)
Felix Dexter Ensemble (Various Roles) (Voice)
Guest cast
Donna Harle Tara
Susy Kane Willis Bund
Ruth Bratt Kate Thornton's Dog (Voice)
Writing team
Jon Brown Writer
Dan Tetsell Writer (Additional Material)
Daniel Peak Writer (Additional Material)
Henry White Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
Production team
Adam Miller Director
Stephen McCrum Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Nigel Williams Editor
Simon Rogers Production Designer
Joe Henson Composer
Richie Webb Composer


John Terry's Dog

Destiny has the hots for John Terry's dog. Will she get her man?

Featuring: Lucy Montgomery (Destiny) & Ruth Bratt (Kate Thornton's Dog).


Marion is fascinated by a talkative goldfish.

Featuring: Dan Tetsell (Marion).

Just A Little Tap On The Nose

When it comes to getting a boyfriend, Destiny believes violence is the only answer.

Featuring: Lucy Montgomery (Destiny) & Ruth Bratt (Kate Thornton's Dog).

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