Mount Pleasant. Image shows from L to R: Lisa Johnson (Sally Lindsay), Barry Harris (Bobby Ball), Dan Johnson (Daniel Ryan). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Mount Pleasant

Sky One and Sky Living comedy drama about a couple and their friends and family. 53 episodes (6 series), 2011 - 2017. Stars Sally Lindsay, Daniel Ryan, Bobby Ball, Adrian Bower and others.

Series 4, Episode 1

Domestic life is far from quiet for the residents of Manchester's Mount Pleasant. Lisa and Dan are stronger than ever, despite the presence of Tanya, the temptress next door.

Further details

Mount Pleasant. Image shows from L to R: Lisa Johnson (Sally Lindsay), Robbie (Daniel Ings), Pauline Johnson (Paula Wilcox), Barry Harris (Bobby Ball). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Series 3 was full of ups and downs for the locals, especially for Lisa and Dan, who were rocked by Dan's fling with neighbour Tanya. Against the odds, Pauline and Charlie finally made it down the aisle, and Lisa reconciled with Dan, announcing that she was expecting their first child.

New arrivals and fresh challenges mean that life is far from simple for the residents this series. Lisa and Dan eagerly await the arrival of their baby, but tantrums and drama are already in full flow - and that's just Dan. The unexpected homecoming of his wayward brother Robbie raises a red flag, whereas everyone else is positively giddy about his return.

Elsewhere, Greg is released from prison following his mix-up with a drug ring and Denise sees her modelling career take off in a big way.

Fergus is reluctant to support her, until the local paper wants to include him in a feature about her success, that is. Bianca and Roger, meanwhile, do their best to keep Gary's spirits up after he gets disappointing A-level results, and Bradley fears his family's past may be finally catching up with them.

The gang are all given a welcome distraction from their personal problems, however, when Lisa goes into labour a week early and a chaotic dash to the hospital ensues.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 16th September 2014
Time
9pm
Channel
Sky Living
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sally Lindsay Lisa Johnson
Daniel Ryan Dan Johnson
Bobby Ball Barry Harris
Adrian Bower Greg Porter
Ainsley Howard Denise Bradwell
Neil Fitzmaurice Fergus Smythe
Paula Wilcox Pauline Johnson
James Dreyfus Roger Jones
Samantha Janus (as Samantha Womack) Tanya
Nigel Harman Bradley Dawson
Nicola Millbank Ella Dawson
Sue Vincent Auntie Margaret
Ted Robbins Uncle Terry
Sian Reeves Bianca
George Sampson Gary
Daniel Ings Robbie
Guest cast
John Phythian Prison Officer
Peter Slater Prison Driver
Jade Byrne Receptionist
Chris Hannon Photographer
Writing team
Mark Brotherhood Writer
Amy Roberts Script Editor
Production team
Ian Barnes Director
Serena Cullen Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Jon Mountague Executive Producer

Videos

Mount Pleasant - Series 4 trailer

Sally Lindsay and Daniel Ryan reprise their roles as Lisa and Dan Johnson. Their lives are about to be turned upside down.

Featuring: Sally Lindsay (Lisa Johnson), Daniel Ryan (Dan Johnson), Bobby Ball (Barry Harris), Adrian Bower (Greg Porter), Samantha Womack (Tanya), Nigel Harman (Bradley Dawson), Daniel Ings (Robbie).

Take it easy

Dan is trying to make sure heavily pregnant Lisa takes it easy.

Featuring: Sally Lindsay (Lisa Johnson), Daniel Ryan (Dan Johnson).

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