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


BBC Three sitcom. 17 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2010 - 2011. Stars Tony Way, Rufus Jones, Lucy Montgomery, Katy Brand, Dan Tetsell, Paul Kaye, Ruth Bratt and Felix Dexter.

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
    Nigel Williams Editor
    Simon Rogers Production Designer
    Joe Henson Composer
    Richie Webb Composer


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