This Is Jinsy. Image shows from L to R: Maven (Justin Chubb), Sporall (Chris Bran). Copyright: The Welded Tandem Picture Company.

This Is Jinsy

Sky Atlantic and BBC Three sitcom set on a surreal island. 17 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2010 - 2014. Stars Justin Chubb, Chris Bran, Alice Lowe, Geoffrey McGivern and others.

Series 2, Episode 7 - Population 791

Sir Derek Jacobi guest stars as Robunce Barnatty, the eldest resident of Jinsy island, at 98 cycles old.

Further details

This Is Jinsy. Image shows from L to R: Maven (Justin Chubb), Robunce Barnatty (Derek Jacobi), Sporall (Chris Bran). Copyright: The Welded Tandem Picture Company.

This Is Jinsy. Image shows from L to R: Maven (Justin Chubb), Robunce Barnatty (Derek Jacobi), Sporall (Chris Bran). Copyright: The Welded Tandem Picture Company.

The Great He orders Maven to dispose of a resident when the island population exceeds its limit of 791. Favourite for the chop is Jinsy's oldest inhabitant, the romper suit-wearing Robunce Barnatty (Derek Jacobi), but an unexpected revelation changes everything.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 12th February 2014
Time
10pm
Channel
Sky Atlantic
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Justin Chubb Maven
Chris Bran Sporall
Alice Lowe Soosan Noop
Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Trince
Janine Duvitski Mrs Goadion
David Hatton Tracee Henge
Greg Davies Jennitta Bishard
Jennifer Saunders Miss Reason (Voice)
Chris Bran Ensemble Actor
Justin Chubb Ensemble Actor
Tim Downie Ensemble Actor
Emma Kennedy Ensemble Actor
Dave Mounfield (as David Mounfield) Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Derek Jacobi Robunce Barnatty
Julian Bleach The Undertaker
Writing team
Chris Bran Writer
Justin Chubb Writer
Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
Production team
Matt Lipsey Director
James Dean Producer
Margot Gavan Duffy Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Jon Mountague Executive Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Chris Carey Executive Producer

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