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

Series 1, Episode is repeated on London Live on Monday at 9pm.

Series 2, Episode 4 - Whatheather

When Christopher comes into some money, cash-strapped Lance can't believe his good luck - things must be on the up. They aren't, and Lance is forced into aiding and abetting Jez's latest charity scam. Meanwhile Ashley and Jerwayne attempt to use their sales techniques as tools of seduction.

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st December 2011
30 minutes


  1. Friday 2nd December 2011 at 02.10
  2. Tuesday 6th December 2011 at 23.05
  3. Wednesday 7th December 2011 at 02.25
  4. Tuesday 3rd January 2012 at 00.45
  5. Thursday 26th April 2012 at 23.00
  6. Saturday 11th May 2013 at 01.15
  7. Friday 12th July 2013 at 22.35 on C4
  8. Friday 27th December 2013 at 24.00
  9. Tuesday 25th February 2014 at 23.10 on 4Music
  10. Friday 28th February 2014 at 01.10 on 4Music
  11. Thursday 26th June 2014 at 00.40 on 4Music
  12. Monday 30th June 2014 at 23.40 on 4Music
  13. Friday 26th September 2014 at 03.20
  14. Saturday 27th September 2014 at 02.50
  15. Tuesday 11th November 2014 at 00.20 on 4Music
  16. Thursday 20th November 2014 at 01.05 on 4Music
  17. Sunday 23rd August 2015 at 21.30 on London Live
  18. Thursday 27th August 2015 at 21.30 on London Live
  19. Friday 28th August 2015 at 02.30 on London Live
  20. Tuesday 22nd September 2015 at 00.30 on London Live
  21. Sunday 27th September 2015 at 21.30 on London Live
  22. Tuesday 29th September 2015 at 01.20 on London Live
  23. Thursday 1st October 2015 at 21.30 on London Live
  24. Friday 25th December 2015 at 21.00 on London Live
  25. Tuesday 19th July 2016 at 00.30 on London Live
  26. Wednesday 20th July 2016 at 21.00 on London Live
  27. Sunday 24th July 2016 at 00.30 on London Live

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Bennett Christopher
Martin Trenaman Lance
Andrew Brooke Ashley
Javone Prince Jerwayne
Emma Fryer Janine
Guest cast
Sion Pritchard Jez Griffith
Francesca Baldwin Charity Worker
Rebecca Bowden Heather
Elizabeth Croft Polly
Dominique Moore Dolly Bird
Lauren O'Neil Kate
Tom Parry Charity Worker
Andrew Steele David
Writing team
Phil Bowker Writer
Production team
Phil Bowker Director
Phil Bowker Producer
Dick Lunn Production Designer
Jon Blow Editor
Jon MacQueen Associate Producer


Episode 4 preview

A sneak peak at the action in the fourth episode of PhoneShop.

Featuring: Tom Bennett (Christopher), Martin Trenaman (Lance), Andrew Brooke (Ashley), Javone Prince (Jerwayne), Emma Fryer (Janine), Sion Pritchard (Jez Griffith).

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