Plus One. Rob Black (Daniel Mays). Copyright: Kudos Productions.

Plus One

Channel 4 sitcom about a man looking for a wedding date. 6 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2007 - 2009. Stars Daniel Mays, Miranda Raison, Duncan James, Ruth Bradley and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - I Do A Lot Of Work For Charity

Rob begins work on 'Plan A' - finding out who Duncan's first love was and asking her to the wedding as his 'plus one'. But when he discovers that she's in a coma, Rob decides to track down his own high school crush, Nicola Dare.

Further complications arise when a fun run, a tramp and a five-year-old girl are thrown into the mix, and Rob starts to suspect that Duncan is just better than him...

Further details

Plus One. Rob Black (Daniel Mays). Copyright: Kudos Productions.

Rob is invited to the marriage of his ex-girlfriend, Linsey, to Duncan James from boyband Blue. In his attempt to get one up on his new nemesis, Rob decides to find out who Duncan's first love is and ask her to the wedding as his 'plus one'. However, having found Jo, he also finds that she is not as mobile as Rob had hoped because she is in a coma. So, as a viable alternative, Rob tracks down his own high school crush, Nicola Dare. However, he quickly ends up insulting her and so, in order to impress Nicola and regain her respect, Rob enters a charity fun run to raise money to fund Jo's treatment. But after a misunderstanding with a tramp and a five year old girl, it just further proves that Duncan from Blue is just better than him.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th January 2009
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Daniel Mays Rob Black
Miranda Raison Linsey
Duncan James Duncan from Blue
Ruth Bradley Laura
Nigel Harman Rich Black
Ingrid Oliver Rebecca Black
Steve John Shepherd Paul
Guest cast
Susie Amy Nicola Dare (Girl from Rob's old school)
Julia Deakin Juney Pearce (Fund raising mum)
Romilly Turner Jo Pearce (Girl in coma)
James Sutherland Tramp
Marcus Garvey Samaritan
Serafina Bird Little Girl
Mike Hayley Angry Father
Tom Verrall Policeman
Writing team
Tim Allsop Writer
Stewart Williams Writer
Production team
Sarah O'Gorman Director
Matthew Bird Producer
Derek Wax Executive Producer
Nick Ames Editor
Donal Woods Production Designer
Mark Thomas Composer

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