Timewasters. Image shows from L to R: Lauren (Adelayo Adedayo), Nick (Daniel Lawrence Taylor), Horace (Samson Kayo), Jason (Kadiff Kirwan). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.


ITV2 sitcom about four black time travellers. 12 episodes (2 series), 2017 - 2019. Stars Daniel Lawrence Taylor, Kadiff Kirwan, Adelayo Adedayo, Samson Kayo and others.

Series 2, Episode 1 is repeated on Thursday 5th March at 1:15am.

Timewasters. Image shows from L to R: Jason (Kadiff Kirwan), Lauren (Adelayo Adedayo), Horace (Samson Kayo), Nick (Daniel Lawrence Taylor). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

Series 1, Episode 2

Nick's obsession with getting back to 2017 finds him referred to a psychiatrist by his friends. His 21st Century common-knowledge impresses the doctor, who quickly signs him up to a eugenics programme...

Further details

While the rest of the band enjoy living it up in their new environs at Victoria and Ralph's house, Nick desperately tries to work out a way back home. He is invited on a spiritual retreat to help with his wellbeing, but it soon becomes apparent that all is not what it seems.

Meanwhile, Jason is all loved up with Victoria, but Lauren begins to tire of Ralph's irritating advances.

Broadcast details

Monday 9th October 2017
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Nick
Kadiff Kirwan Jason
Adelayo Adedayo Lauren
Samson Kayo Horace
Liz Kingsman Victoria
Kevin Garry (as Kevin 'KG' Garry) Curtis
Guest cast
Joseph Quinn Ralph
John Stoate Homeless Pete
Nigel Havers Dr Braithwaite
Tricia Deighton Pearl
Writing team
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Writer
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Writer
Production team
George Kane Director
Josh Cole Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Saurabh Kakkar Executive Producer
Matthew Justice Executive Producer
Robin Peters Editor
Heather Gibson Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Nick Foster Composer


Nick and the Cult

Nick joins a cult, luckily his sister Lauren knows how to rescue him, with the help of Horace.

Featuring: Daniel Lawrence Taylor (Nick), Kadiff Kirwan (Jason), Adelayo Adedayo (Lauren), Samson Kayo (Horace), Nigel Havers (Dr Braithwaite).


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