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The Trip. Image shows from L to R: Steve (Steve Coogan), Rob (Rob Brydon). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions / Arbie.

The Trip

BBC Two sitcom starring Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan. 12 episodes (2 series), 2010 - 2014. Stars Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rebecca Johnson and Margo Stilley.

Another series is in development.

The Trip, Episode 3 - Holbeck Ghyll

Steve and Rob stay at Coleridge's old home, Greta Hall, in Keswick. They visit Dove Cottage and lunch at Holbeck Ghyll.

Broadcast details

Monday 15th November 2010
30 minutes
1.35 million viewers (6.50% audience share)


  1. Sunday 21st November 2010 at 22.00
  2. Sunday 26th February 2012 at 23.30 on BBC HD
  3. Friday 9th August 2013 at 22.00
  4. Sunday 10th August 2014 at 21.40 on Gold
  5. Monday 11th August 2014 at 01.00 on Gold
  6. Tuesday 30th December 2014 at 23.40 on Gold
  7. Wednesday 31st December 2014 at 02.00 on Gold
  8. Friday 13th March 2015 at 23.00 on Gold
  9. Saturday 14th March 2015 at 01.30 on Gold
  10. Monday 4th May 2015 at 23.35 on Gold
  11. Tuesday 5th May 2015 at 02.35 on Gold
  12. Thursday 16th July 2015 at 23.00 on Gold
  13. Friday 17th July 2015 at 02.00 on Gold
  14. Monday 14th March 2016 at 00.50 on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Steve Coogan Steve
Rob Brydon Rob
Rebecca Johnson Sally
Guest cast
Claire Keelan Emma (Steve's Agent)
Jeronime Palmer Greta Hall Housekeeper
Rita Davies Dove Cottage Worker
Writing team
Steve Coogan Writer
Rob Brydon Writer
Production team
Michael Winterbottom Director
Andrew Eaton Producer
Melissa Parmenter Producer
Henry Normal Exec Producer
Simon Lupton Exec Producer
Mags Arnold Editor
Paul Monaghan Editor
Anthony Wilcox Associate Producer


The Same Conversation

Steve and Rob are brought their food and begin to talk about how good it looks and tastes. At this point, they worry that they'll have the same conversation in every restaurant they review.

Featuring: Steve Coogan (Steve), Rob Brydon (Rob).

Is This Man Bothering You?

Rob and Steve attempt to visit Dove Cottage. However, they arrive five minutes after the last admission despite Steve's pleas. However, when Rob introduces himself, it's a whole different story.

Featuring: Steve Coogan (Steve), Rob Brydon (Rob).

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