Toast Of London. Steven Toast (Matt Berry). Copyright: Objective Productions.

Toast Of London

Channel 4 sitcom about an unlucky actor. 19 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2012 - 2015. Stars Matt Berry, Robert Bathurst, Doon Mackichan, Harry Peacock and others.

Pilot - The Unspeakable Play

Steven Toast is a successful actor. He regularly appears in prestigious television dramas, and on the London stage. However, he has made a recent career faux pas by electing to star in a new controversial West End stage play...

Further details

Toast Of London. Steven Toast (Matt Berry). Copyright: Objective Productions.

Steven Toast has made a career faux pas by electing to star in a new controversial West End stage play. The play is considered so outrageous, that Toast is frequently attacked by appalled members of the British public.

Recently divorced, Toast now stays with his friend Ed Howzer-Black and Ed's elderly mistress, the agoraphobic Goodhouse.

Toast is asked to audition for long-running television series Summer Time Murders. However, the producer has been imprisoned for racial chanting on the set of his own production, so Toast has to audition for the part of a gay corrupt detective during prisoner's visiting time.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 20th August 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Matt Berry Steven Toast
Robert Bathurst Ed Howzer-Black
Harry Peacock Ray Purchase
Shazad Latif Clem Fandango
Tim Downie Danny Bear
Tracy-Ann Oberman Mrs Purchase
Guest cast
Fiona Mollison Jane Plough
Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Cliff Promise
Theresa Watson Goodhouse
Ginny Buckley Crimewave Presenter
Lee Cornes Flasher
Jiggy Bhore Protester
Paul Marlon Scowling Prisoner
Howard Ward Prison Officer
Adrian Lukis Blair Toast
Writing team
Matt Berry Writer
Arthur Mathews Writer
Production team
Michael Cumming Director
Rachel Springett Executive Producer
Ben Farrell Executive Producer
Andrew Newman Executive Producer
Phil Clarke Producer

Video

Toast Of London - Pilot Clip

Toast has to audition for the part of a gay corrupt detective during prisoners' visiting time.

Featuring: Matt Berry (Steven Toast), Geoff McGivern (Cliff Promise), Paul Marlon (Scowling Prisoner), Howard Ward (Prison Officer).

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