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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Series 2, Episode 1 - The Work Outing

When the dashing Philip from the sixth floor pops in to ask Jen to the theatre, she accepts right away. But, to her annoyance, so do Moss and Roy.

Further details

When the dashing Philip from the sixth floor pops in to ask Jen to the theatre, she accepts right away. But, to her annoyance, so do Moss and Roy, turning what could have been a date into a work outing. As the evening at the musical spirals towards disaster, she wonders whether Philip is everything he claims to be. Roy ends up pretending to be disabled whilst Moss ends up working behind the bar.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 24th August 2007
Time
9:30pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 18th September 2009 10:35pm C4
Monday 29th March 2010 12:15am More4
Monday 2nd August 2010 12:10am More4
Monday 6th December 2010 12:15am More4
Monday 7th March 2011 12:15am More4
Monday 11th July 2011 12:10am More4
Monday 3rd October 2011 12:15am More4
Saturday 18th August 2012 11:20pm C4
Thursday 23rd August 2012 1:35am 4seven
Saturday 25th August 2012 12:35am 4seven
Thursday 8th August 2013 10:30pm E4
Friday 9th August 2013 1:35am E4
Tuesday 26th November 2013 10:00pm E4
Wednesday 27th November 2013 2:10am E4
Thursday 10th April 2014 10:00pm E4
Friday 11th April 2014 1:45am E4
Saturday 12th July 2014 11:15pm C4
Thursday 17th July 2014 1:05am 4seven
Thursday 24th July 2014 10:00pm E4
Friday 25th July 2014 1:10am E4
Sunday 11th October 2015 1:50am E4
Monday 12th October 2015 12:30am E4
Sunday 17th January 2016 1:50am E4
Monday 18th January 2016 1:15am E4
Thursday 19th May 2016 12:00am E4
Thursday 19th May 2016 10:30pm E4
Friday 21st October 2016 1:25am E4
Saturday 22nd October 2016 12:05am E4
Tuesday 12th September 2017 12:05am E4
Sunday 28th January 2018 2:45am More4
Monday 29th January 2018 12:30am More4
Thursday 28th March 2019 11:15pm E4
Saturday 28th September 2019 12:00am 4Music
Tuesday 5th May 2020 11:10pm E4

Cast & crew

Cast
Chris O'Dowd Roy
Richard Ayoade Moss
Katherine Parkinson Jen
Matt Berry Douglas Reynholm
Noel Fielding Richmond Avenal
Guest cast
Brett Allen Donald
Ash Atalla Rampant Gay Man
Nicholas Burns Jerome (PR Man)
Lydia Fox Laura
Adam G Goodwin Barman
Jamie Michie Philip
Guy Porritt Policeman
David Schaal Dec
Adrian Schiller Judge
Kim Wall Manager
Lorna Watson Milly
Belinda Stewart-Wilson Barbara
Writing team
Graham Linehan Writer
Production team
Graham Linehan Director
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Ash Atalla Producer
Jamie Glazebrook Producer
Paul Machliss Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
Neil Hannon Composer
Gavin Keenan Singer

Press

IT Crowd's 'Work Outing' is comedy's greatest farce

The IT Crowd is the kind of classic sitcom that should never have worked in the mid-00s.

Alex Nelson, i Newspaper, 24th August 2017

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