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 3 - Destiny And The V.E.T.S.

Vince bumps into his old mate Danny Dyer. Kali struggles to win back her perch from a bolshy immigrant. Nelson falls for a feisty older vixen and runs into trouble with a disapproving relative. When Marion adopts Destiny's owner Gary, Destiny has to compete to regain his affection.

Preview clips

Further details

Mongrels. Image shows from L to R: Danny Dyer, Vince. Copyright: BBC

Song: The Immigration Nation - Sung by Nelson.
Written by Adam Miller.

Broadcast details

Monday 14th November 2011
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 15th November 2011 2:05am BBC3
Saturday 19th November 2011 12:20am BBC3
Saturday 19th November 2011 3:50am BBC3
Monday 21st November 2011 12:00am BBC3
Monday 21st November 2011 4:50am BBC3
Tuesday 20th December 2011 4:05am BBC3
Friday 23rd December 2011 4:55am BBC3

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)
Guest cast
Steven Burge Builder
David Sant Vet
Felix Dexter Ochi (Voice)
Zoe Ball Self
Danny Dyer Self
Ruth Bratt Eileen (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


The Dreaded Vets

Destiny thinks the V.E.T.S. is an awards ceremonry, but Nelson reveals the disturbing truth...

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Rufus Jones (Nelson), Lucy Montgomery (Destiny) & Dan Tetsell (Marion).

When Vince Met Danny Dyer

What happened when Vince the fox met actor Danny Dyer.

Dog vs. Cat: The Cute-Off

Marion the cat and Destiny the dog try and out-cute each other.

Featuring: Lucy Montgomery (Destiny), Dan Tetsell (Marion) & Tony Way (Gary).

Immigration Nation

Nelson sings about how to become an illegal immigrant in the UK.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Rufus Jones (Nelson).

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