People Just Do Nothing. Image shows from L to R: Decoy (Daniel Sylvester Woolford), Steves (Steve Stamp), Grindah (Allan Mustafa), Beats (Hugo Chegwin). Copyright: Roughcut Television
People Just Do Nothing

People Just Do Nothing

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two / BBC Three (Online) / BBC Three
  • 2012 - 2018
  • 28 episodes (5 series)

Mockumentary that follows the lives of people connected to the West London pirate radio station Kurupt FM. Stars Allan Mustafa, Hugo Chegwin, Asim Chaudhry, Steve Stamp, Daniel Sylvester Woolford and more.

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Series 3, Episode 4 - New Friends

People Just Do Nothing. Image shows from L to R: Tia (Petra Letang), Chabuddy G (Asim Chaudhry), Steves (Steve Stamp). Copyright: Roughcut Television
Beats's new friend Darren causes friction at the station. Miche surprises Roche with an impromptu baby shower but when conversation turns to the wedding, a few home truths begin to reveal themselves. Chabuddy decides to turn his bar into a restaurant and employs a very cheap new member of staff.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Wednesday 7th September 2016
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 14th September 2016 10:00pm BBC2
Tuesday 19th May 2020 11:15pm BBC1
Wednesday 20th May 2020 12:15am BBC1 Scot
Tuesday 5th July 2022 10:40pm BBC3
Friday 8th July 2022 3:30am BBC3
Tuesday 28th February 2023 11:00pm BBC3
Wednesday 1st March 2023 2:30am BBC3
Tuesday 26th December 2023 11:55pm BBC3
Wednesday 27th December 2023 3:15am BBC3

Cast & crew

Allan Mustafa (as Allan 'Seapa' Mustafa) Grindah
Hugo Chegwin Beats
Asim Chaudhry Chabuddy G
Steve Stamp Steves
Daniel Sylvester Woolford (as Dan Sylvester) Decoy
Lily Brazier Michelle
Ruth Bratt Roche
George Keywood Craig
Olivia Jasmine Edwards Angel
Victoria Alcock Carol
Marvin Jay Alvarez Fantasy
Guest cast
Pamela Lyne Steves' Nan
Petra Letang Tia
Jack Harding Darren (Lad on course)
Sanchia McCormack Course Leader
Richard Tate Peter
Writing team
Steve Stamp Writer
Allan Mustafa (as Allan 'Seapa' Mustafa) Writer
Hugo Chegwin Writer (Additional Material)
Asim Chaudhry Writer (Additional Material)
Lily Brazier Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jack Clough Director
Jon Petrie Producer
Ash Atalla Executive Producer
Gareth Heal Editor
Martha Parker Production Designer
Hugo Chegwin Composer
Harry Craze Composer
Allan Mustafa (as Allan 'Seapa' Mustafa) Composer
Chris Sussman Commissioning Editor
Alex Moody Commissioning Editor


Grindah is jealous

Tensions are running high at Kurupt FM when Grindah becomes increasingly jealous of Beats' blossoming friendship with Darren.

Featuring: Allan 'Seapa' Mustafa (Grindah) & Hugo Chegwin (Beats).

Miche's Pink Gifts

Roche gets tickled pink by Miche's baby gifts. Some scenes not seen in the episode.

Featuring: Lily Brazier (Michelle), Ruth Bratt (Roche) & Olivia Jasmine Edwards (Angel).

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