Staged. Image shows from L to R: David (David Tennant), Michael (Michael Sheen). Copyright: BBC / Simon Ridgeway


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One / BritBox
  • 2020 - 2022
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

David Tennant and Michael Sheen star as stage actors furloughed by covid-19. Also features Simon Evans, Georgia Tennant, Anna Lundberg and Lucy Eaton.

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Series 1, Episode 6 - The Cookie Jar

Staged. David (David Tennant)
The producer drafts in the voice of experience to get Michael and David in line. Georgia has shared David's work without him knowing. Michael seeks resolution on what has happened to his neighbour. David is pleasantly surprised by the enthusiastic response his work receives.

Preview clips


The stars are billed as: Judi Dench introduces Michael Sheen & David Tennant

Broadcast details

Thursday 25th June 2020
18 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 21st July 2020 9:45pm BBC1

Cast & crew

David Tennant David
Michael Sheen Michael
Simon Evans Simon
Georgia Tennant Georgia
Anna Lundberg Anna
Lucy Eaton Lucy
Guest cast
Nina Sosanya Jo (Agent)
Rebecca Gage Janine (Voice)
Judi Dench Self
Ryan Gage Dame Judi Dench's Assistant (Voice)
Writing team
Simon Evans Writer
Production team
Simon Evans Director
Phin Glynn Producer
Victor Glynn Producer
Georgia Tennant Producer
David Tennant Executive Producer
Michael Sheen Executive Producer
Axel Kuschevatzky Executive Producer
Cindy Teperman Executive Producer
Geoff Iles Executive Producer
Dan Gage Editor
Alex Baranowski Composer
Shane Allen Commissioning Editor


Judi Dench puts David Tennant and Michael Sheen in their place

Judi Dench appears to give David and Michael some advice.

Featuring: David Tennant (David), Michael Sheen (Michael) & Judi Dench.

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