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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. 35 episodes (5 series), 2007 - 2014. Stars Hugh Dennis, Claire Skinner, Tyger Drew-Honey, Daniel Roche, Ramona Marquez, Samantha Bond, David Ryall and others.

New Christmas special to follow.
(Series 3, Episode 5 is repeated on Gold on tomorrow at 7:05am)

Series 1, Episode 2

The celebration of parental incompetence continues, with the problems piling up for mum and dad.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 29th August 2007
Time
10:35pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes
Ratings
2.5 million viewers (18.00% audience share)

Full synopsis

Karen is outwitting the parents in the endless negotiations about what she will eat, and seven-year-old Ben is further developing his extraordinary talent for lying. In addition, dad has strayed into job-threatening controversy at school, while mum starts a turf war with her sister.

Repeats

  1. Wednesday 9th June 2010 at 22.00 on Gold
  2. Thursday 10th June 2010 at 21.20 on Gold
  3. Friday 2nd July 2010 at 21.30
  4. Thursday 10th February 2011 at 21.00
  5. Saturday 21st May 2011 at 21.40 on Gold
  6. Monday 4th July 2011 at 23.00 on W
  7. Tuesday 5th July 2011 at 20.20 on W
  8. Tuesday 5th July 2011 at 23.00 on W
  9. Tuesday 2nd August 2011 at 20.00 on Gold
  10. Tuesday 2nd August 2011 at 22.40 on Gold
  11. Thursday 20th October 2011 at 22.00 on Gold
  12. Friday 21st October 2011 at 19.55 on Gold
  13. Tuesday 6th December 2011 at 12.20 on W
  14. Tuesday 6th December 2011 at 18.20 on W
  15. Monday 9th January 2012 at 22.40 on Gold
  16. Tuesday 10th January 2012 at 20.40 on Gold
  17. Saturday 24th March 2012 at 11.40 on Gold
  18. Friday 6th July 2012 at 21.40 on Gold
  19. Saturday 7th July 2012 at 00.20 on Gold
  20. Sunday 2nd September 2012 at 21.45 on Gold
  21. Monday 3rd September 2012 at 00.35 on Gold
  22. Tuesday 30th October 2012 at 12.20 on W
  23. Tuesday 30th October 2012 at 18.20 on W
  24. Tuesday 22nd January 2013 at 19.00 on Gold
  25. Tuesday 22nd January 2013 at 23.00 on Gold
  26. Thursday 28th February 2013 at 21.40 on Gold
  27. Friday 1st March 2013 at 01.30 on Gold
  28. Saturday 29th June 2013 at 11.40 on W
  29. Tuesday 23rd July 2013 at 20.00 on Gold
  30. Wednesday 24th July 2013 at 17.20 on Gold
  31. Monday 2nd September 2013 at 22.20 on Gold
  32. Tuesday 3rd September 2013 at 20.20 on Gold
  33. Tuesday 4th March 2014 at 21.40 on Gold
  34. Thursday 1st May 2014 at 21.40 on Gold
  35. Friday 2nd May 2014 at 00.55 on Gold
  36. Thursday 8th January 2015 at 23.00 on Gold
  37. Friday 9th January 2015 at 20.20 on Gold
  38. Monday 11th May 2015 at 20.20 on Gold
  39. Wednesday 2nd September 2015 at 24.00 on Gold
  40. Thursday 3rd September 2015 at 03.10 on Gold
  41. Tuesday 6th October 2015 at 00.40 on Gold
  42. Tuesday 6th October 2015 at 03.00 on Gold
  43. Monday 4th April 2016 at 11.20 on Gold
  44. Monday 4th April 2016 at 18.00 on Gold
  45. Saturday 4th June 2016 at 20.20 on W
  46. Sunday 5th June 2016 at 19.20 on W
  47. Tuesday 5th July 2016 at 07.10 on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Hugh Dennis Pete
Claire Skinner Sue
Tyger Drew-Honey Jake
Daniel Roche Ben
Ramona Marquez Karen
Samantha Bond Auntie Angela
Guest cast
Reuben Lee Deion
Writing team
Guy Jenkin Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Guy Jenkin Director
Andy Hamilton Director
Guy Jenkin Producer
Andy Hamilton Producer
Jimmy Mulville Exec Producer
Graeme Story Production Design
Philip Pope Composer
Nigel Williams Editor

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