Outnumbered. Image shows from L to R: Ben (Daniel Roche), Pete (Hugh Dennis), Jake (Tyger Drew-Honey), Karen (Ramona Marquez), Sue (Claire Skinner). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Outnumbered

BBC One sitcom about a family. 35 episodes (5 series), 2007 - 2016. Stars Hugh Dennis, Claire Skinner, Tyger Drew-Honey, Daniel Roche and others.

Outnumbered. Image shows from L to R: Karen (Ramona Marquez), Sue (Claire Skinner), Pete (Hugh Dennis), Ben (Daniel Roche), Jake (Tyger Drew-Honey). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Outnumbered

A semi-improvised sitcom based around a young family in London, starring Hugh Dennis and Claire Skinner

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2007 - 2016
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
35   (5 series), plus 2 Sport Relief specials
Starring
Hugh Dennis, Claire Skinner, Tyger Drew-Honey, Daniel Roche, Ramona Marquez, Samantha Bond, David Ryall and Lorraine Pilkington
Writers
Guy Jenkin and Andy Hamilton
Directors
Guy Jenkin and Andy Hamilton
Producers
Guy Jenkin, Andy Hamilton, Pat Lees and Jimmy Mulville

Outnumbered is a semi-improvised sitcom based around a couple and their three young children.

Pete and Sue, the parents, are 'outnumbered' by their three children. The comedy follows the daily chaos of their life as they are locked in an un-equal contest with their three kids.

The kids are Karen, a regal young girl with a talent for interrogation; Ben, a boy who could out-fib Jeffrey Archer; and intelligent but moody teenager Jake.

The series observes the well-meaning parental incompetence that happens in most homes, as a beleaguered mum and dad attempt to raise their kids with the minimum of emotional damage for all concerned.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 28th August 2007 on BBC One at 10:35pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 26th December 2016 on BBC One at 10pm
Last repeat
Tuesday 25th December 2018 at 2:25pm on W

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