Supernova. Paul Hamilton (Rob Brydon). Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2005 - 2006
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Fish-out-of-water sitcom starring Rob Brydon as a British astronomer sent to work in a remote Australian observatory. Also features Hollie Andrew, Kat Stewart, Tim Draxl, Damion Hunter, Peter Kowitz and more.

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Series 1, Episode 6 - Where Men Are Men

Paul solves the mystery of how the Universe will end, and is depressed. And then he is challenged to a duel by the local thug. It is Paul's high noon.

Paul looks for answers in the desert, and it is Bill who teaches him what it means to be a real man.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 15th November 2005
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Rob Brydon Paul Hamilton
Hollie Andrew Jude Wardlaw
Kat Stewart Rachel Mann
Tim Draxl Mike French
Damion Hunter Bill
Peter Kowitz Max Talbot
Kris McQuade Pip Cartwright
Morgan O'Neill Chad (Voice)
Guest cast
Aaron Dewsbery Ed Ryan
Writing team
Harry Cripps Writer
Production team
Matt Lipsey Director
Tony Iffland Executive Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Sue Vertue Executive Producer
Beryl Vertue Executive Producer
David Maher Executive Producer
David Taylor Executive Producer
Marcus D'Arcy Editor
Scott Bird Production Designer

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