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.

Episode menu

Series 5, Episode 5

People Just Do Nothing. Image shows from L to R: Chabuddy G (Asim Chaudhry), Angel (Olivia Jasmine Edwards), Roche (Ruth Bratt), Beats (Hugo Chegwin), Grindah (Allan Mustafa), Steves (Steve Stamp), Decoy (Daniel Sylvester Woolford). Copyright: Roughcut Television
It's Grindah's birthday and Miche has planned a meal with the whole gang. Keen to prove they're not getting old and out of touch, the Kurupt boys plan an impromptu screening of their music video at a student party. Steves helps Chabuddy drown his sorrows and discovers his community service has some perks.

Broadcast details

Monday 10th December 2018
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 15th September 2022 10:30pm BBC3
Friday 16th September 2022 3:00am BBC3
Monday 18th September 2023 12:00am BBC3
Monday 18th September 2023 3:00am BBC3
Sunday 18th February 2024 10:45pm BBC3
Monday 19th February 2024 3:00am 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
Marvin Jay Alvarez Fantasy
Guest cast
Nick Howden-Steenstra Waiter
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
Jack Clough Producer
Ash Atalla Executive Producer
Jon Petrie Executive Producer
Georgia Collins Line Producer
Gareth Heal Editor
Simon Walker Production Designer
Nadira Seecoomar Casting Director
Leonie Hartard Costume Designer
Matt Wicks Director of Photography
Laura Miles Make-up Designer
Hugo Chegwin Composer
Harry Craze Composer
Allan Mustafa (as Allan 'Seapa' Mustafa) Composer
Andy Gradwell 1st Assistant Director
Alex Moody Commissioning Editor


In a sublimely funny penultimate episode (a film is rumoured) it is MC Grindah's birthday. He is 33 ("but I look about 21") and Miche's idea of a sophisticated night out to celebrate makes him squirm (just like her present). Allan Mustafa and Steve Stamp's urban mockumentary must live on.

Mike Bradley, The Guardian, 10th December 2018

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