Starlings. Image shows from L to R: Grandad (Alan Williams), Charlie (Finn Atkins), Gravy (John Dagleish), Fergie (Steve Edge), Uncle Loz (Matt King), Jan (Lesley Sharp), Terry (Brendan Coyle), Bell (Rebecca Night). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Starlings

Sky One comedy drama. 16 episodes (2 series), 2012 - 2013. Stars Brendan Coyle, Lesley Sharp, Steve Edge, Matt King, Alan Williams, Rebecca Night, Ukweli Roach and others.

Series 1

Starlings. Image shows from L to R: Bell (Rebecca Night), Reuben (Ukweli Roach). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Sunday 13th May 2012

Brendan Coyle and Lesley Sharp star in this heart-warming comedy drama. The Starling family make way for a new addition to their already-hectic nest.

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Starlings. Image shows from L to R: Bell (Rebecca Night), Gravy (John Dagleish). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Sunday 20th May 2012

Chests are puffed with pride as Charlie joins the family business and sets off for work with Terry. Uncle Loz makes his debut at a local art exhibition as well.

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Starlings. Image shows from L to R: Ava (Kirsty Armstrong), Gravy (John Dagleish). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Sunday 27th May 2012

Jan takes a brief reprieve from the chaos of domesticity to embrace her inner author for a short story competition in Derbyshire Life. However, Grandad is acting more strangely than usual.

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Starlings. Image shows from L to R: Jan (Lesley Sharp), Terry (Brendan Coyle), Gravy (John Dagleish). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Sunday 3rd June 2012

While Jan feels Gravy has some growing up to do, Terry would appreciate it if Charlie took time out from being a teen. Bell and Reuben make progress.

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Starlings. Image shows from L to R: Uncle Loz (Matt King), Lee (Andy Davies). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Sunday 10th June 2012

Fergie finds himself behind bars and a panicked Jan prepares for book club. Meanwhile, Grandad gets ready and sets off for a very important date.

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Starlings. Image shows from L to R: Uncle Loz (Matt King), Fergie (Steve Edge), Grandad (Alan Williams). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Sunday 17th June 2012

Terry and Jan celebrate their anniversary and, for once, they've got the place to themselves. For Fergie, Lodz and co, though, a disastrous camping trip awaits.

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Starlings. Image shows from L to R: Bell (Rebecca Night), Grandad (Alan Williams). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Sunday 24th June 2012

Loz and Fergie must overcome a girlfriend-shaped obstacle, and things go from bad to worse for Bell and Reuben. Charlie catches the eye of a talent scout.

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Starlings. Gravy (John Dagleish). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Sunday 1st July 2012

The cockles-warming comedy flies the nest. Grandad receives a fleeting visit from his best mate, and Terry steps in to bring Bell and Reuben back together.

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Starlings

Starlings DVD

Release date: Monday 9th July 2012

Granddad has recently moved in, following a rabble rousing incident at the old folks' home. Rather than see him unhappy, his son Terry and wife Jan, decide to put him up in their already crammed family home. Making room for him is Charlie, their 16 year old football crazy tomboy...

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