The Pact. Image shows from L to R: Amy Watson (Sarah Solemani), Andy (Brett Goldstein). Copyright: BBC
The Pact

The Pact

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2017
  • 1 pilot

Comedy about two friends who agreed that, if they're both still single aged 35, they'll marry each other. Stars Sarah Solemani, Brett Goldstein, Lolly Adefope, Ade Adepitan, Sophie Trott and more.

The Pact. Image shows from L to R: Amy Watson (Sarah Solemani), Andy (Brett Goldstein). Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2017
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
1 Pilot
Creators
James Britton and Rick Laxton
Stars
Sarah Solemani, Brett Goldstein, Lolly Adefope, Ade Adepitan, Sophie Trott, Scarlett Murphy, Jamie Ward, Rick Warden and more
Writers
James Britton and Rick Laxton
Director
Tony Dow
Producers
Sam Ward and Chris Sussman
Companies

Two teenaged friends make a pact. If they're both still single aged 35, they'll marry each other. Amy doesn't think it'll ever happen. Andy, who's secretly in love with Amy, desperately hopes that it will.

Twenty years later, Amy and Andy have drifted apart. Andy is divorced with a four year old son, but in a new relationship with a woman named Kelly. Amy, meanwhile, has managed to avoid growing up entirely. She lives in a flat-share, works behind a bar, and her relationships never seem to go beyond drunken one night stands.

When Andy and Amy bump into each other again, it's life-changing for both of them. Face to face with their pasts, they're forced to reconsider their futures. Is it time for Amy to take responsibility for her life? Should Andy throw caution to the wind and pursue his childhood crush? Whatever happens, they're going to end up together, right?

Needless to say, it's a bit more complicated than that.

Additional details

Part of

New On Two

BBC Comedy Pilots 2017

BBC Two pilots 2017

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 27th September 2017 at 10pm on BBC Two
Episode length
30 minutes

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