The Midnight Beast. Image shows from L to R: Dru (Andrew Wakely), Stef (Stefan Abingdon), Ash (Ashley Horne). Copyright: Warp Films / Cuba Comedy.

The Midnight Beast

E4 sitcom. 12 episodes (2 series), 2012 - 2014. Stars Stefan Abingdon, Andrew Wakely, Ashley Horne, Ryan Pope, Sophie Wu, Simon Farnaby, Julia Deakin and others.

Series 2, Episode 4 - Going Solo

A gig at the Bingo Hall leads to a huge row within the band, at the end of which Ash declares he want to go solo.

Further details

The boys have just played a gig at the Bingo Hall. It's a lesbian wedding, but Ash chooses to play their hit Lez Be Friends, which the two brides don't exactly warm to. It all leads to a huge row within the band, at the end of which Ash declares he want to go solo.

Since he doesn't really know how to be a rock star, Ash goes round to their neighbour Sloman, who used to be big in the 70s, to get some advice. Then, armed with his new look and new guitar, Ash goes to an Open Mic night at a local hipster bar, ready to unleash his new act to an unsuspecting public.

Only problem is he doesn't have a song to sing, and he can't play the guitar. That doesn't stop the crowd loving him though and it doesn't stop talent manager, Terror Moses, signing Ash to his company.

Meanwhile Stef and Dru try to recruit a new band member but it goes badly and they end up going solo themselves. Will they all survive on their own or are the Midnight Beast destined to always be together?

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 13th February 2014
Time
10pm
Channel
E4
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Stefan Abingdon Stef
    Andrew Wakely Dru
    Ashley Horne Ash
    Simon Farnaby Sloman
    Julia Deakin Sylvia
    Esther Smith Ronnie
    Ria Zmitrowicz Hope
    Guest cast
    Jamie Demetriou Terror Moses
    Eliza Hope Bennett Amy
    Miquita Oliver Reporter
    Greg T Brown Journalist
    Writing team
    Nathan Auerbach Writer
    Daniel Berg Writer
    Stefan Abingdon Writer
    Andrew Wakely Writer
    Ashley Horne Writer
    Production team
    Al Campbell Director
    James Dean Producer
    Robin Gutch Executive Producer
    Rachel Mason Executive Producer
    Mary Burke Executive Producer
    Christopher Watson Editor
    Simon Rogers Production Designer
    Stefan Abingdon Composer
    Andrew Wakely Composer
    Ashley Horne Composer

    Videos

    The Main One

    The trio argue over who which of them is the main one in the band.

    Featuring: Stefan Abingdon (Stef), Andrew Wakely (Dru), Ashley Horne (Ash).

    Series 2, Episode 4 Trailer

    The band are breaking up...

    Featuring: Stefan Abingdon (Stef), Andrew Wakely (Dru), Ashley Horne (Ash).

    Breast Partners

    Stef is a touch distracted during his song.

    Featuring: Stefan Abingdon (Stef), Eliza Hope Bennett (Amy).

    Behind The Scenes - Series 2, Episode 4

    There's a bear costume, there's The Main One, there's an Indian head-dress, and there's great fun...

    Featuring: Stefan Abingdon (Stef), Andrew Wakely (Dru), Ashley Horne (Ash).

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