Psychoville. Mr Jelly (Reece Shearsmith).


BBC Two sitcom mystery series. 14 episodes (2 series), 2009 - 2011. Stars Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jason Tompkins, Dawn French 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


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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