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


BBC Three sitcom animals in London. 17 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2010 - 2011. Stars Tony Way, Rufus Jones, Lucy Montgomery, Katy Brand and others.

Series 2, Episode 5 - Nelson And The AMAZING Nuts

Marion becomes a YouTube sensation after getting his head stuck in a car tyre. When building work threatens his den, Nelson must find a new flatmate from an endangered species or lose his home. Destiny uncovers a shocking secret about her owner Gary.

Further details

Mongrels. Image shows from L to R: Christian Jessen, Kali, Vince, Marion. Copyright: BBC.

Song: No-one's Been Stabbed Here Since Friday - Sung by Nelson and the Red Squirrel.
Written by Adam Kay and James Farrell.


This was originally scheduled as the seventh episode in the series.

Broadcast details

Monday 28th November 2011
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
Chizzy Akudolu Worker
Ayesha Antoine Co-Worker
Xander Russell Boy
Jordan Long Builder Steve
Christian Jessen (as Dr. Christian Jessen) Self
Ruth Bratt Mary (Red Squirrel) (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


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