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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