British Comedy Guide

PhoneShop. Image shows from L to R: Jerwayne (Javone Prince), Janine (Emma Fryer), Lance (Martin Trenaman), Ashley (Andrew Brooke), Christopher (Tom Bennett). Copyright: Talkback.


E4 and Channel 4 sitcom. 19 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2009 - 2013. Stars Tom Bennett, Martin Trenaman, Andrew Brooke, Javone Prince and Emma Fryer.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The First Temptation Of Chris

PhoneShop. Razz Prince (Kayvan Novak). Copyright: Talkback.
The arrival of area manager, Razz Prince, sets everyone on edge. Lance attempts to prove to the staff that he isn't boring, while everyone else prepares for a big night out.

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st October 2010
30 minutes


  1. Monday 25th October 2010 at 11:00pm on E4
  2. Friday 27th May 2011 at 10:55pm on C4
  3. Thursday 11th August 2011 at 10:30pm on E4
  4. Friday 12th August 2011 at 1:55am on E4
  5. Monday 2nd January 2012 at 12:55am on E4
  6. Thursday 8th March 2012 at 10:30pm on E4
  7. Saturday 23rd March 2013 at 12:50am on E4
  8. Saturday 15th June 2013 at 12:05am on E4
  9. Saturday 9th November 2013 at 1:10am on E4
  10. Tuesday 4th February 2014 at 10:40pm on 4Music
  11. Thursday 6th February 2014 at 11:40pm on 4Music
  12. Wednesday 4th June 2014 at 11:40pm on 4Music
  13. Friday 13th June 2014 at 12:40am on 4Music
  14. Thursday 16th October 2014 at 11:40pm on 4Music
  15. Tuesday 21st October 2014 at 12:00am on 4Music
  16. Sunday 19th April 2015 at 9:00pm on London Live
  17. Wednesday 22nd April 2015 at 11:00pm on London Live
  18. Friday 24th April 2015 at 9:30pm on London Live
  19. Wednesday 20th May 2015 at 2:00am on London Live
  20. Wednesday 20th May 2015 at 11:00pm on London Live
  21. Saturday 23rd May 2015 at 1:00am on London Live
  22. Wednesday 17th June 2015 at 12:15am on London Live
  23. Friday 19th June 2015 at 9:00pm on London Live
  24. Sunday 21st June 2015 at 11:50pm on London Live
  25. Tuesday 30th June 2015 at 10:00pm on London Live
  26. Thursday 2nd July 2015 at 1:10am on London Live
  27. Wednesday 5th August 2015 at 9:00pm on London Live
  28. Thursday 6th August 2015 at 1:30am on London Live
  29. Sunday 9th August 2015 at 1:45am on London Live
  30. Thursday 10th September 2015 at 9:00pm on London Live
  31. Saturday 12th September 2015 at 1:50am on London Live
  32. Tuesday 22nd December 2015 at 10:00pm on London Live
  33. Wednesday 13th July 2016 at 10:00pm on London Live
  34. Monday 24th October 2016 at 10:00pm on London Live

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Bennett Christopher
Martin Trenaman Lance
Andrew Brooke Ashley
Javone Prince Jerwayne
Emma Fryer Janine
Guest cast
Kayvan Novak Razz Prince
Osy Ikhile Nightclub Doorman
Tobi Bakare Nightclub Doorman
Sion Pritchard Jez Griffith
Writing team
Phil Bowker Writer
Jon MacQueen Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Phil Bowker Director
Phil Bowker Producer
Simon Rogers Production Designer
Jon Blow Editor

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