Puppy Love. Image shows from L to R: Nana V (Joanna Scanlan), Naomi (Vicki Pepperdine). Copyright: BBC / Woof Productions.

Puppy Love

BBC Four sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2014. Stars Joanna Scanlan, Vicki Pepperdine, Simon Fisher-Becker, Gordon Warnecke, Selina Borji and Aron Julius.

Series 1, Episode 1

Rivalries flair when Naomi Singh enrols unruly Golden Retriever pup, Charlie into Nana V's classes.

Further details

Puppy Love. Image shows from L to R: Alexander (Tobias Menzies), Nana V (Joanna Scanlan). Copyright: BBC / Woof Productions.

Charlie meets Labradoodle Toffee, who embarrasses his owner Alexander with the unpalatable habit of coprophagia (muck munching).

Things take an even more complicated turn when Naomi's school-refusing teenage daughter, Jasmine meets Nana V's grandson Eron, when Naomi plays a professional visit to Nana V's rural mobile home in her capacity as scourge-of-poverty maven.

Broadcast details

Thursday 13th November 2014
BBC Four
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Joanna Scanlan Nana V
Vicki Pepperdine Naomi
Simon Fisher-Becker Tony
Gordon Warnecke Ravi
Selina Borji Jasmine
Aron Julius Eron
Guest cast
Tobias Menzies Alexander
Russell Barr Donaidh
Writing team
Vicki Pepperdine Writer
Joanna Scanlan Writer
Production team
Sue Tully Director
Jo Willett Producer
Saurabh Kakkar Executive Producer
David Baddiel Executive Producer
Gareth Edwards Executive Producer
Mark Davies Editor
Jim Holloway Production Designer
Nick Foster Composer
David Butterworth Production Designer


Dog rescue

Nana V faces off against a dangerous dog on the Singh's street.


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