Psychoville. Mr Jelly (Reece Shearsmith).


BBC Two sitcom. 14 episodes (2 series), 2009 - 2011. Stars Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jason Tompkins, Dawn French, Daniel Kaluuya, Daisy Haggard, Imelda Staunton and others.

Series 1, Episode 5

Mr Jolly explains to Mr Jelly the reason the blackmail letters are being sent.

Further details

Psychoville. Image shows from L to R: Bob Dalton (Nick Holder), Karen Dalton (Alex Kelly). Copyright: BBC.

David and Maureen lure their next victim to a waxwork museum and David finds himself treated to advice from some unlikely sources. Meanwhile, Mr Jolly explains to Mr Jelly the reason why the blackmail letters are being sent. Could Joy's dreams for little Freddy finally be coming true?


This episode is known on the DVD as 'Joy'

Broadcast details

Thursday 16th July 2009
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Steve Pemberton David Sowerbutts
    Reece Shearsmith Maureen Sowerbutts
    Reece Shearsmith Mr Jelly
    Steve Pemberton Oscar Lomax
    Jason Tompkins Robert Greenspan
    Dawn French Joy Aston
    Daniel Kaluuya Michael Fry (aka Tealeaf)
    Daisy Haggard Debbie Hart
    Eileen Atkins Nurse Kenchington
    Steve Pemberton George Aston
    Christopher Biggins Biggins
    Lisa Hammond Kerry Cushing
    Adrian Scarborough Mr Jolly
    Elizabeth Berrington Nicola
    Reece Shearsmith Brian MacMillan
    Alison Lintott Chelsea Crabtree
    Debbie Chazen Kelly Su Crabtree
    David Bamber Robin
    Alex Kelly Karen Dalton
    Nick Holder Bob Dalton
    Big Mick Mike Jeffries (aka Grumbly)
    Maxwell Laird Kevin Gyles (aka Snoozy)
    Guest cast
    Aaron Smith Ian Dalton (Snappy owner)
    Reece Shearsmith John Reginald Christie
    Eric Loren Albert De Salvo
    Natalie Barrett Nurse
    Glenn Carter Jack The Ripper
    George Asprey John George Haigh
    Daniel Millar AA Man
    Huw Edwards Self
    Writing team
    Steve Pemberton Writer
    Reece Shearsmith Writer
    Production team
    Matt Lipsey Director
    Justin Davies Producer
    Jon Plowman Executive Producer
    Charlie Phillips Editor
    Brian Sykes Production Designer
    Joby Talbot Composer


    Psychoville Episode 5

    Bob Dalton asks The Crabtree sisters some rather personal questions.

    Featuring: Steve Pemberton (Oscar Lomax), Daniel Kaluuya (Michael Fry (aka Tealeaf)), Alison Lintott (Chelsea Crabtree), Debbie Chazen (Kelly Su Crabtree), Alex Kelly (Karen Dalton), Nick Holder (Bob Dalton).


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