The IT Crowd. Image shows from L to R: Moss (Richard Ayoade), Jen (Katherine Parkinson), Roy (Chris O'Dowd). Copyright: TalkbackThames
The IT Crowd

The IT Crowd

  • TV sitcom
  • Channel 4
  • 2006 - 2013
  • 25 episodes (4 series)

Sitcom set in a computer support department. The staff are IT geeks Roy and Moss, and their boss Jen, who knows nothing about computers. Stars Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson, Chris Morris, Matt Berry and Noel Fielding

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Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Calamity Jen

The team face their first test during Reynholm Industries' so-called 'war on stress'. The office is on fire, Roy has a sudden attack of kleptomania, and Jen's new shoes are two sizes too small.


Episode double-bill to launch the new series.

Broadcast details

Friday 3rd February 2006
Channel 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 31st December 2009 11:35pm More4
Monday 22nd February 2010 12:15am More4
Monday 28th June 2010 12:10am More4
Monday 1st November 2010 12:10am More4
Sunday 30th January 2011 11:40pm More4
Monday 25th April 2011 12:10am More4
Monday 29th August 2011 12:15am More4
Monday 21st November 2011 12:20am More4
Thursday 29th November 2012 3:55am E4
Friday 30th November 2012 2:25am E4
Saturday 23rd March 2013 12:20am E4
Thursday 11th July 2013 11:35pm E4
Friday 12th July 2013 2:05am E4
Tuesday 5th November 2013 10:30pm E4
Wednesday 6th November 2013 1:40am E4
Thursday 3rd July 2014 10:30pm E4
Friday 4th July 2014 2:05am E4
Monday 10th November 2014 11:20pm C4
Wednesday 24th December 2014 12:35am E4
Wednesday 24th December 2014 2:55am E4
Saturday 2nd May 2015 11:50pm E4
Sunday 3rd May 2015 10:30pm E4
Sunday 20th September 2015 12:30am E4
Sunday 20th September 2015 3:50am E4
Sunday 27th December 2015 3:05am E4
Monday 28th December 2015 3:00am E4
Sunday 10th April 2016 2:30am E4
Monday 11th April 2016 12:35am E4
Thursday 28th April 2016 12:30am E4
Thursday 28th April 2016 10:30pm E4
Sunday 7th January 2018 1:45am More4
Sunday 7th January 2018 11:15pm More4
Thursday 7th March 2019 11:40pm E4
Friday 27th September 2019 9:30pm 4Music
Friday 5th June 2020 11:35pm C4
Thursday 15th October 2020 10:35pm E4

Cast & crew

Chris O'Dowd Roy
Richard Ayoade Moss
Katherine Parkinson Jen
Chris Morris Denholm Reynholm
Guest cast
Rachel Bavidge Stressed Woman
Togo Igawa Mr Yamamoto
Toby Longworth Dr Julian Holmes
Pamela Lyne Old Lady
Katie Males Shoe Shop Assistant
Takatsuna Mukai Translator
Sarah Paul Nurse
Richard Pettyfer Fireman
Danny Wallace Paul (Cultural Advisor)
Wendy Wason Woman In Lift
Peter Serafinowicz Voice Over (Voice)
Writing team
Graham Linehan Writer
Production team
Graham Linehan Director
Ben Gosling Fuller (as Ben Fuller) Director
Ash Atalla Producer
Derrin Schlesinger Producer
Paul Machliss Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
Neil Hannon Composer

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