Pete Versus Life. Pete (Rafe Spall). Copyright: Objective Productions.

Pete Versus Life

Channel 4 sitcom. 11 episodes (2 series), 2010 - 2011. Stars Rafe Spall, Simon Greenall, Ian Kirkby, Joseph Kloska, Pippa Duffy, David Fynn, Philip Jackson and others.

Pete Versus Life. Image shows from L to R: Kurt (Chris Geere), Rob (Joseph Kloska), Chloe (Susannah Fielding), Jen (Catherine Russell), Pete (Rafe Spall), Anna (Pippa Duffy), Ollie (Reece Ritchie), Jake (Daniel Ings). Copyright: Objective Productions.

Pete Versus Life

Sitcom starring Rafe Spall as a struggling sports writer. His life is analysed and discussed by two sports commentators

2010 - 2011
Channel 4
11   (2 series)
Rafe Spall, Simon Greenall, Ian Kirkby, Joseph Kloska, Pippa Duffy, David Fynn, Philip Jackson, Sorcha Cusack and others
Bert Tyler-Moore and George Jeffrie
Becky Martin
Phil Clarke

Rafe Spall stars as twenty-something Pete, a struggling sports writer. Although well meaning, Pete often lacks the emotional maturity required to deal with life's more intricate problems. Pete wishes that life had clearly defined rules... like sport does. But life isn't like sport, as Pete is only beginning to realise.

The unusual twist with this sitcom is that Pete's life is commented on as if it was an exciting sporting event, by two professional sport commentators - anchor man Colin King and former international footballer Terry McIlroy. Colin and Terry discuss and analyse Pete's domestic cock-ups with accompanying statistics, on screen graphics and slow motion replays.

Production Details

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 6th August 2010 on Channel 4 at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 9th December 2011 on Channel 4 at 11:23pm
Last repeat
Monday 26th August 2013 at 3:05am on E4

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