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

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    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
    Mark Everson Editor
    Rosy Thomas Production Designer
    Matt Berry Composer

    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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