Off The Hook. Image shows from L to R: Fred (James Buckley), Shane (Danny Morgan), Danny (Jonathan Bailey), Scarlet (Joanna Cassidy). Copyright: Green Room Entertainment
Off The Hook

Off The Hook

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three
  • 2009
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

A sitcom about a group of freshers starting uni. Danny is joined at university by Shane, his outrageous 'slacker' mate from school. Stars Jonathan Bailey, Danny Morgan, Joanna Cassidy, James Buckley and Georgia King

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

Danny starts his first week at university looking forward to fun, parties and girls. He gets an unwelcome surprise when his old school pal Shane - the 'worst best friend ever' - turns up and proceeds to gatecrash his entire university existence.

Preview clips

Further details

Off The Hook. Image shows from L to R: Shane (Danny Morgan), Danny (Jonathan Bailey), Scarlet (Joanna Cassidy), Fred (James Buckley). Copyright: Green Room Entertainment

In the first episode, Danny embarks on his first week at uni - the fun, the parties and the girls, including Becky. However, Danny is about to get an earth-shattering blast from the past in the form of Shane, his outrageous slacker mate from school and the "worst best friend ever". Blagging his way in through last-minute clearing, Shane proceeds to gatecrash Danny's entire existence and ransack his best-laid plans.


Music by April Media Music, Cherbourg, Electralyte, Sick As A Dog

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th September 2009
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 12th September 2009 12:20pm BBC2
Saturday 24th April 2010 1:30pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Jonathan Bailey Danny
Danny Morgan Shane
Joanna Cassidy Scarlet
James Buckley Fred
Guest cast
Gavin Stenhouse Todd
Fiona Ryan Becky
Ellen Thomas Angela
Chloe-Charlotte Crampton Sophie
Tim Minshull Adrian
Felicity Montagu (as Felicity Montague) Danny's Mum
Orlando Seale Keith
Writing team
Dean Craig Writer
Production team
Andy de Emmony Director
Simon Maxwell Producer
Nick Hamm Producer
Geoffery Goodwin Executive Producer
Jon Hamm Executive Producer
Simon Lupton Executive Producer
Miara Martell (as M. Martell) Producer
Peter Oliver (as Peter H. Oliver) Editor
Adam Windmill Editor
Peter Findley Production Designer


Nude - Off the Hook

Danny embarks on his first week at university.

Punch - Off the Hook

There's something in the punch.

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