Parents Of The Band. Image shows from L to R: Eddie Soutakis (David Barseghian), Granville Cunningham (Franz Drameh), Phil Parker (Jimmy Nail), Jack Parker (Peter Losasso). Copyright: BBC / Serious Comedy
Parents Of The Band

Parents Of The Band

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2008 - 2009
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Sitcom about a group of parents who are determined to live vicariously through the highs and lows of their children's band. Stars Jimmy Nail, Peter Losasso, Franz Drameh, David Barseghian, Michael Karim and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 6

Phil is surprised to learn from Jack's headmaster that the band has entered the school talent contest.

Further details

Jack plucks up the courage to ask Lucy if she'll come and support the band at the talent show, but is disappointed when she makes it clear she thinks its lame and has no intention of being there. Meanwhile, it looks like the band has settled on a name at last: 1-2-3-4.

Despite all the mishaps, the show does go on and, to Jack's surprise, Lucy is there. She even tells him she thought the band were really good. Does Jack have a chance with her after all?

Broadcast details

Friday 9th January 2009
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jimmy Nail Phil Parker
Peter Losasso Jack Parker
Franz Drameh Granville Cunningham
David Barseghian Eddie Soutakis
Michael Karim Adi Kundra
Colin McFarlane Ashton Cunningham
Nicola Hughes Carmen Cunningham
Niky Wardley Sandy Soutakis
Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Kipper Hitchcock
Nina Young Marketa
Lucinda Dryzek Lucy Soutakis
Cascade Brown Shania
Inder Manocha Daneesh Kundra
Guest cast
Riyan Bissessar Jenna (Jelly Babe)
Rosie Gill Wendy (Ashton's PA)
Perry Benson Ned (Guitar Shop Owner)
Laurence Howarth Mr Benson (Teacher)
Joni Kamen Jelly Babe
Klariza Clayton Jelly Babe
Courtney Grolle Jelly Babe
Martin Herdman Rex (Security)
Phillip Browne Rufus
Writing team
David Cummings Writer
Dick Clement Script Editor
Ian La Frenais Script Editor
Production team
Dominic Brigstocke Director
Charlie Hanson Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Tarquin Gotch Executive Producer
Jimmy Nail Executive Producer
Richard Halladay Editor
Julie Harris Production Designer
Gary Kemp Composer
Jimmy Nail Composer

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