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 6

The characters are slowly drawn together in the penultimate episode of this extraordinary comedy thriller. This week an old friend is remembered.

Further details

Psychoville. Image shows from L to R: Mr Jolly (Adrian Scarborough), Nurse Kenchington (Eileen Atkins), Robert Greenspan (Jason Tompkins). Copyright: BBC.

The characters are slowly drawn together. Robert uses Debbie's amnesia for his own purposes and more than cross words fly through the air. Mr Jelly is entertaining the folk at an old people's home when a phone call from Mr Jolly plunges him back into danger. Maureen, meanwhile, learns the truth about David while out shopping for a barbeque; and Mr Lomax has acquired a new home help after being betrayed by Michael.


This episode is known on the DVD as 'Robert'

Broadcast details

Thursday 23rd 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
Vilma Hollingbery Mrs Wren
Lisa Hammond Kerry Cushing
Adrian Scarborough Mr Jolly
Elizabeth Berrington Nicola
Reece Shearsmith Brian MacMillan
Alison Lintott Chelsea Crabtree
Debbie Chazen Kelly Su Crabtree
Big Mick Mike Jeffries (aka Grumbly)
Maxwell Laird Kevin Gyles (aka Snoozy)
Guest cast
Natalie Cassidy Lorraine (aka Miss Tipsey)
Stacy Liu Jennifer
Damian Asher Doctor
Al T. Kossy Old Man
Amie Titterton Nurse
Writing team
Steve Pemberton Writer
Reece Shearsmith Writer
Production team
Matt Lipsey Director
Justin Davies Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer


Episode 6 Preview

Mr Jelly gives a performance at an old people's home.

Featuring: Reece Shearsmith (Mr Jelly).


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