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 - Miquita And The Obligatory Clips Show

In the guise of a documentary, Miquita Oliver presents this special episode, including some of the best bits from previous episodes, interviews, and clips from the 'genuine' original Mongrels audition tapes.

Preview clips

Further details

Various songs included, written by Adam Miller, James Farrell, Adam Kay, Jon Brown, Daniel Peak and Danielle Ward.

Broadcast details

Monday 19th December 2011
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 23rd January 2012 4:35am 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)
Ruth Bratt Ensemble (Various Roles) (Voice)
Felix Dexter Ensemble (Various Roles) (Voice)
Guest cast
Miquita Oliver Host / Presenter
James Doherty Dale (Strictly Doggy Dancing Tutor)
Thom Tuck Jockey
Donna Harle Tara
David Sant Vet
Clive Mason Simon
Paul Ross Self
Danny Dyer Self
James Doherty Monkey (Voice)
Will Mellor Self
Richie Webb Ensemble (Various Roles) (Voice)
Writing team
Jon Brown Writer
Daniel Peak Writer
Paul Doolan Writer (Additional Material)
Danielle Ward Writer (Additional Material)
Henry White Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
Dan Tetsell Writer
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


Vince For The Deaf

Vince's classic chicken song signed for the deaf.

Featuring: Paul Kaye (Vince).

Marion The Diva

Miquita Oliver reveals that Marion is a huge diva using his drunken DVD commentary as evidence.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Dan Tetsell (Marion) & Miquita Oliver.

Some Animals Were Hurt In The Making Of This Programme

A poignant memorial video remembering the puppet animals who lost their lives in series one and two of Mongrels. Presented by Miquita Oliver.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Miquita Oliver.

Mongrels American Re-Version

Like the Mongrels characters, the American audience haven't heard of Paul Ross. So the scene had to be re-made with Stephen Baldwin.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Rufus Jones (Nelson).

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