The Rubbish World Of Dave Spud
The Rubbish World Of Dave Spud

The Rubbish World Of Dave Spud

  • TV sitcom
  • CITV
  • 2019 - 2023
  • 104 episodes (3 series)

Animated sitcom for CITV about a boy who is a magnet for disaster. Stars Johnny Vegas, Arthur Smith, Philip Glenister, Jane Horrocks, Lisa Hammond and more.

  • This series will continue at a later date

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Series 2, Episode 27 - Happy Birthday Gareth

Dave makes a Gareth-shaped piñata for Gareth's birthday, but his starfish friend is unfamiliar with such an item and confused when the Spuds bash it to pieces. Convinced that Dave does not like her anymore, Gareth leaves and heads back out to sea - can Dave find her in time and persuade her that it was all a silly misunderstanding?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 14th September 2021
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 1st October 2021 5:00pm CITV
Tuesday 26th October 2021 12:00pm CITV
Sunday 31st October 2021 8:25am ITV1
Tuesday 23rd November 2021 5:00pm CITV
Tuesday 23rd November 2021 7:20pm CITV
Wednesday 24th November 2021 6:50am CITV
Wednesday 1st December 2021 9:55am CITV
Thursday 30th December 2021 7:10pm CITV
Sunday 2nd January 2022 6:00am ITV1
Thursday 6th January 2022 4:30pm CITV
Thursday 27th January 2022 6:55am CITV
Sunday 13th February 2022 7:15pm CITV
Tuesday 15th February 2022 10:30am CITV
Tuesday 15th February 2022 5:00pm CITV
Monday 14th March 2022 10:45am CITV
Friday 1st April 2022 5:30pm CITV
Sunday 3rd April 2022 6:00am ITV1
Monday 4th April 2022 5:00pm CITV
Sunday 1st May 2022 7:30am ITV1
Friday 6th May 2022 5:00pm CITV
Friday 13th May 2022 10:30am CITV
Sunday 22nd May 2022 10:40am CITV
Sunday 22nd May 2022 7:00pm CITV
Monday 27th June 2022 10:30am CITV
Thursday 30th June 2022 5:00pm CITV
Sunday 3rd July 2022 6:00am ITV1
Wednesday 10th August 2022 7:10am CITV
Monday 15th August 2022 5:15pm CITV
Saturday 20th August 2022 4:15pm CITV
Sunday 21st August 2022 11:15am CITV
Sunday 2nd October 2022 6:00am ITV1
Monday 10th October 2022 8:15am CITV
Thursday 13th October 2022 5:15pm CITV
Friday 2nd December 2022 9:50am CITV
Sunday 1st January 2023 6:20am ITV1
Tuesday 17th January 2023 11:45am CITV
Thursday 2nd February 2023 5:15pm CITV
Wednesday 15th February 2023 1:00pm CITV
Sunday 12th March 2023 3:15pm CITV
Thursday 30th March 2023 5:30pm CITV
Friday 31st March 2023 8:00am CITV
Tuesday 9th May 2023 6:30am CITV
Tuesday 9th May 2023 8:25pm CITV
Tuesday 8th August 2023 6:45am CITV
Tuesday 8th August 2023 5:00pm CITV

Cast & crew

Johnny Vegas Dave Spud (Voice)
Arthur Smith George Spud (Voice)
Philip Glenister Betty Spud (Voice)
Jane Horrocks Gran (Voice)
Lisa Hammond Anna Spud (Voice)
Gina Yashere Gareth the Starfish (Voice)
Akiya Henry Various (Voice)
Adam Gillen Various (Voice)
David Holt Various (Voice)
Roger Griffiths Various (Voice)
Dave Peacock Various (Voice)
Ed Foster (as Edward Foster) Various (Voice)
Writing team
Vicky Godding Script Editor
Ben Ward Writer
Production team
Ed Foster Director
Zoran Jankovic Animation Director
Iain Harvey Producer
Jon Rennie Executive Producer
Nick Harvey Executive Producer
Rebecca Warner-Perry Line Producer
Will Winfield Editor
Kadesha Affrica Drija Editor
Felix Burton (as Basement Jaxx) Composer
Simon Ratcliffe (as Basement Jaxx) Composer


Happy Birthday Gareth

Dave makes a Gareth shaped piñata for his starfish friend's birthday, but Gareth is confused when the Spuds bash it to pieces.

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