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

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    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
    Chris Bran Associate Producer
    Justin Chubb Associate Producer
    Charlie Phillips Editor
    Joe Randall-Cutler Editor
    Nic Pallace Production Designer
    Tim Bran Composer

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