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 6 - Marion And The Myocardial Infarction

Nelson's bid to salvage the showbiz career of a depressed chimpanzee is thwarted when his protege reveals an embarrassing personal habit. Marion takes a spin in the washing machine. Kali seeks revenge when her put-downs are outclassed by Destiny's fabulously bitchy new gay best friend.

Further details

Mongrels. Image shows from L to R: Destiny, Monkey, Marion, Scott Mills, Nelson. Copyright: BBC.

Song: I'm Gonna Murder Justin Bieber - Sung by the Monkey.
Written by Adam Kay, James Farrell and James Doherty.


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

Broadcast details

Monday 5th December 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)
    Ruth Bratt Ensemble (Various Roles) (Voice)
    Felix Dexter Ensemble (Various Roles) (Voice)
    Guest cast
    Gordon Peters Barry
    Oriane Messina Jennifer
    Rich Fulcher Producer
    Javier Marzan Miner
    David Armand Steve
    Amy Yamazaki Gemma
    Scott Mills Self
    Natasha Hamilton Self
    James Doherty Monkey (Voice)
    Writing team
    Daniel Peak Writer
    Dan Tetsell Writer (Additional Material)
    Henry White Writer (Additional Material)
    Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
    Jon Brown Writer (Additional Material)
    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


    I'm Gonna Murder Justin Bieber

    A depressed chimp sings about wanting to murder Justin Bieber.

    Featuring: James Doherty (Monkey).

    When Scott Mills Met A Chimp

    Scott Mills meets a chimp with a very unusual habit.

    Featuring: Rufus Jones (Nelson), Scott Mills, James Doherty (Monkey).

    Kali Joins A Gang

    Kali finds joining a gang more difficult than she expected...

    Featuring: Katy Brand (Kali), Felix Dexter (Ensemble (Various Roles)).

    Natasha Hamilton's Chiuaua

    Natasha Hamilton of Atomic Kitten fame has more than just lip gloss in her handbag...

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    Featuring: Lucy Montgomery (Destiny), Tony Way (Gary), Felix Dexter (Ensemble (Various Roles)), Natasha Hamilton.

    Marion and the Bin Lady

    Marion is brutally dumped in a wheelie bin? Who would do such a thing to an innocent cat?

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    Featuring: Rufus Jones (Nelson), Katy Brand (Kali), Dan Tetsell (Marion).


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