Stag. Image shows from L to R: Ian (Jim Howick), Johnners (Stephen Campbell Moore). Copyright: BBC / Idiotlamp.


BBC Two comedy drama about a killing spree. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2016. Stars Jim Howick, Stephen Campbell Moore, JJ Feild, Rufus Jones and others.

Stag. Image shows from L to R: Cosmo (Rufus Jones), Ledge (JJ Feild), Ian (Jim Howick), Neils (Pilou Asbæk), The Mexican (Amit Shah), Johnners (Stephen Campbell Moore). Copyright: BBC / Idiotlamp.

Series 1, Episode 1

Ian Telford is a 34 year-old secondary school teacher from Eastbourne who doesn't drink, doesn't smoke, and knows very few people, if any, who went to private school. That's all about to change when he joins the stag weekend of his brother-in-law to-be

Broadcast details

Saturday 27th February 2016
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jim Howick Ian
Stephen Campbell Moore Johnners
JJ Feild Ledge
Rufus Jones Cosmo
Amit Shah The Mexican
Reece Shearsmith Wendy
James Cosmo The Gamekeeper
Sharon Rooney Brodie
Gilly Gilchrist Cab Driver
Tom Davis Chef
Amanda Abbington Fran (Voice)
Guest cast
Pilou Asbæk Neils
Tim Key Aitken
Nico Tatarowicz Farmhand
Writing team
Jim Field Smith Writer
George Kay Writer
Production team
Jim Field Smith Director
Myfanwy Moore Executive Producer
Jim Field Smith Executive Producer
George Kay Executive Producer
David Webb Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Trond Bjerknæs Composer


Meet the party

Timid teacher Ian Telford joins the stag weekend of his brother-in-law Johnners and meets several of his obnoxious friends...

Featuring: Jim Howick (Ian), Stephen Campbell Moore (Johnners), JJ Feild (Ledge), Rufus Jones (Cosmo), Amit Shah (The Mexican), Pilou Asbæk (Neils), Tim Key (Aitken), Reece Shearsmith (Wendy).


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