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 3, Episode 1 is repeated on W today at 5pm.

Series 3, Episode 4

Dad is suffering from a terrible hangover, and it seems worse as he struggles against the issues of his family.

Further details

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

Dad is suffering from a terrible hangover, and it seems worse as he struggles against a rising tide of superstition, astrology and conspiracy theories that seem to be taking over the family.

Ben takes time off from re-enacting the crusades to show a couple of prospective buyers around the house.


This episode was a week later than originally planned due to a political leaders debate on BBC One.

Broadcast details

Thursday 6th May 2010
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Hugh Dennis Pete
Claire Skinner Sue
Tyger Drew-Honey Jake
Daniel Roche Ben
Ramona Marquez Karen
Guest cast
Anna Skellern Kelly (Girl Jake Fancies)
Lolita Chakrabarti Melanie
Abdul Salis Tony
Katy Wix Fiona
Writing team
Guy Jenkin Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Guy Jenkin Director
Andy Hamilton Director
Guy Jenkin Producer
Andy Hamilton Producer
Pat Lees Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer


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Featuring: Hugh Dennis (Pete), Claire Skinner (Sue), Tyger Drew-Honey (Jake), Daniel Roche (Ben), Ramona Marquez (Karen).


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