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PhoneShop. Christopher (Tom Bennett). Copyright: Talkback.


E4 and Channel 4 sitcom about a mobile phone shop. 19 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2009 - 2013. Stars Tom Bennett, Martin Trenaman, Andrew Brooke, Javone Prince and others.

Series 3, Episode 3 - Pay As You Grow

PhoneShop. Image shows from L to R: Terry (Jack Bence), Ashley (Andrew Brooke), Lance (Martin Trenaman). Copyright: Talkback.
Christopher's charitable concern raises Jerwayne and Ashley's ire, Janine can't stop making fantastic decisions and Lance is hiding from Shelley and her terrifying broodiness. Standard.

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th August 2013
30 minutes


  1. Saturday 10th August 2013 at 12:05am on E4
  2. Saturday 10th August 2013 at 11:30pm on E4
  3. Wednesday 14th August 2013 at 1:45am on E4
  4. Saturday 1st February 2014 at 1:50am on E4
  5. Tuesday 18th March 2014 at 10:40pm on 4Music
  6. Friday 21st March 2014 at 12:50am on 4Music
  7. Wednesday 26th March 2014 at 11:40pm on 4Music
  8. Monday 21st July 2014 at 11:40pm on 4Music
  9. Thursday 30th October 2014 at 2:45am on E4
  10. Friday 31st October 2014 at 2:10am on E4
  11. Sunday 6th September 2015 at 9:00pm on London Live
  12. Saturday 26th December 2015 at 10:00pm on London Live
  13. Wednesday 27th July 2016 at 10:00pm on London Live
  14. Saturday 30th July 2016 at 3:30am on London Live
  15. Monday 21st November 2016 at 10:00pm on London Live
  16. Thursday 24th November 2016 at 2:00am on London Live
  17. Saturday 26th November 2016 at 3:45am on London Live
  18. Friday 14th April 2017 at 4:00am on London Live
  19. Thursday 20th April 2017 at 3:55am on London Live
  20. Sunday 11th June 2017 at 4:30am on London Live

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Bennett Christopher
Martin Trenaman Lance
Andrew Brooke Ashley
Javone Prince Jerwayne
Emma Fryer Janine
Guest cast
Jack Bence Terry
Anita Booth Jennifer
Jean Paul Dal Monte Waiter
Susannah Wise Shelley
Writing team
Phil Bowker Writer
Production team
Phil Bowker Director
Phil Bowker Producer
Jon Blow Editor
Mo Holden Production Designer


Tough Customer

Customer service? Nah, bun dat.

Featuring: Martin Trenaman (Lance), Andrew Brooke (Ashley), Javone Prince (Jerwayne), Jack Bence (Terry).

The New Karren Brady

Janine is taking control of her life. Watch out, world.

Featuring: Martin Trenaman (Lance), Emma Fryer (Janine).

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