The Midnight Gang. Headmaster (David Walliams). Copyright: King Bert Productions.

The Midnight Gang

BBC One comedy drama based on David Walliams's book. 1 episode in 2018. Stars Alan Davies, David Walliams, Haydn Gwynne, Amit Shah and others.

The Midnight Gang. Image shows from L to R: Tootsie (Jocelyn Jee Esien), Amber (India Brown), Porter (Alan Davies), Tom (Oliver Zetterstrom), Headmaster (David Walliams), George (Jordan Cramond), Matron (Haydn Gwynne), Robin (Josh Gottlieb), Sally (Zaris Angel Hator), Dr Luppers (Amit Shah). Copyright: King Bert Productions.

The Midnight Gang

An adaptation of David Walliams's children's novel, The Midnight Gang

Comedy Drama
Alan Davies, David Walliams, Haydn Gwynne, Amit Shah, Mark Heap, Harish Patel, June Watson, Leila Hoffman and others
David Walliams and Kevin Cecil
Elliot Hegarty
Charlie Leech

Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for... the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just beginning.

When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital, and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter. Things go from bad to worse when he meets the wicked matron in charge of the children's ward But Tom is about to embark on the most thrilling journey of a lifetime!

The Midnight Gang tells an extraordinarily heart-warming and, of course, funny story of five children on a hospital ward and on a quest for adventure! It is a story of friendship and magic and of making dreams come true. Readers are set to be utterly spellbound by this heartfelt story that will bring magic to everyone.

Production Details

Part of

David Walliams Comedies

Production company
Laugh track

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 26th December 2018 on BBC One at 7:30pm
Episode length
1 hour

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