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.


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

Series 5, Episode 1 is repeated on W tomorrow at 4pm.

Series 2, Episode 5

Mum and Dad try to organise a quiet meal out together. But first they have to escape the house!

Further details

Outnumbered. Image shows from L to R: Draxi (Anna Koval), Karen (Ramona Marquez). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Mum and Dad try to organise a quiet meal out together. But first they have to escape the house - which won't be easy, given that their six-year-old daughter feels they're being financially irresponsible by dining out during a credit crunch.

The evening does not go well. Dad is soon revealing that he's been checking out something he shouldn't on the internet, Jake is being advised on why he should never invade Russia, and Ben is refused entry to an imaginary restaurant.

Broadcast details

Saturday 13th December 2008
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Hugh Dennis Pete
Claire Skinner Sue
Tyger Drew-Honey Jake
Daniel Roche Ben
Ramona Marquez Karen
David Ryall Frank (Grandad)
Guest cast
Michaela Brooks Jo (Jake's Girlfriend)
Anna Koval Draxi (Babysitter)
Writing team
Guy Jenkin Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Guy Jenkin Director
Andy Hamilton Director
Guy Jenkin Producer
Andy Hamilton Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer


The Trouble With Old People

A Croatian babysitter has a night to remember when Mum and Dad manage to escape for a meal together.

Featuring: Hugh Dennis (Pete), Ramona Marquez (Karen), Samantha Bond (Auntie Angela), David Ryall (Frank (Grandad)).


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