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 2, Episode 4 is repeated on W today at 7pm.

Series 5, Episode 5

There are communication problems in the Brockman house as Mum struggles to maintain a work life balance and Dad's phone gets the better of him.

Further details

Outnumbered. Mrs Raynott (Rebecca Front). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Mum struggles to maintain a work life balance (mainly because her children keep going missing) while Dad battles with a mobile phone that has a mind of its own.

Meanwhile, Jake is attempting to get home without money or transport, Ben encounters a Chinese horde and Karen has a life-changing conversation with her headmistress.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 26th February 2014
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Hugh Dennis Pete
Claire Skinner Sue
Tyger Drew-Honey Jake
Daniel Roche Ben
Ramona Marquez Karen
Guest cast
Georgina Buckle Esme (Colleague)
Rebecca Front Mrs Raynott (Headteacher)
Harry Shearer Mr Johnson (American Colleague)
Phoebe Thomas Melissa (Redhead Colleague)
Chooye Bay Mr Lee
Mark Bagnall Brett (IT Support)
Anna Morris Timaeia (Garage Receptionist)
Ged Simmons Mike (Hardware Shop Owner)
Simon Lenagan Bob
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


You're breaking up

Pete and Sue are desperately trying to communicate with each other on their mobile phones.

Featuring: Hugh Dennis (Pete), Claire Skinner (Sue), Anna Morris (Timaeia).

Letter of complaint

Karen meets the headteacher, who confronts her about her written complaint to the governors.

Featuring: Ramona Marquez (Karen), Rebecca Front (Mrs Raynott).


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