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

BBC Three sitcom. 7 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Jonathan Bailey, Danny Morgan, Joanna Cassidy, James Buckley and Georgia King.

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.

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


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    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


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