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Nova Jones

CBBC comedy drama about a teenage pop star. 10 episodes (1 series) in 2021. Stars Molly Rainford, Grace Barkley, John Lynn, David Byrne and others.

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Series 1, Episode 4 - Green Eyed Nova

Nova is top of the charts until Johnarchy and the Monarchy release their awesome single. Nova resorts to desperate measures when she struggles to hide her green-eyed monster.

Further details

Nova Jones is top of the charts until Johnarchy and the Monarchy release their awesome new single. Jealous Nova becomes obsessive about the success of the rival song as it slowly creeps up the charts.

Nova is about to appear in a TV interview with showbiz journalist Bobbles Smithsonian, but unfortunately she's asked all about her new chart rival and struggles to hide her green-eyed monster. When Johnarchy himself is revealed as a surprise guest, Nova tries hard to be nice but her green eyes keep on showing through.

Meanwhile, Sid acts out his dreams of piloting the Jefferson Spaceship, McLaren meets Johnarchy's manager Malcolm who is a little too smug for her liking, and Nova resorts to desperate measures to hide her jealousy.

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on BBC iPlayer

Wednesday 13th October 2021
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Molly Rainford Nova
Grace Barkley McLaren
John Lynn The Captain
David Byrne Sid
Samuel Palliser Kehoe Kid Songwriter
Ace Bradley Donaldson Chef Din Dins
Holly Demaine Crew Member
Emma Guy Crew Member
Adam McNeill Crew Member
Rebecca Wallace Crew Member
Aaron Campbell Crew Member
Christina Bennington Bobbles Smithsonian
Katie Davies Jefferson Ship Voice Over (Voice)
Faye Stedman Shannon Chef Din Dins Jingle (Voice)
Guest cast
Luke Coughlan Johnarchy
Charlie Reid Malcolm
Fredrika Machala Camera Woman
Hope Asimwe Fire Fighter Crew
Cillian Tierney Fire Fighter Crew
Writing team
Andrew Ellard Writer
Helen Serafinowicz Writer
Katie Davies Script Editor
Production team
Fergal Costello Director
Mark Cumberton Series Producer
Richard Gordon Series Producer
Caoimhe Cassidy Producer
Shauna Cullen Producer
Alan Shannon Executive Producer
John Rice Executive Producer
Sarah Muller Executive Producer
Suzanne Kelly Executive Producer
Andrew Byrne Executive Producer
Cheryl Taylor Executive Producer

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