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.

Series 1, Episode 6 - Bonus Ball

Toast loses at poker, causing Michael Ball to come after him. He's going to have to find some money fast, and Jane believes he's landed a great role for once.

Further details

After losing £20,000 to Andrew Lloyd Webber in a celebrity poker game, Toast finds himself being hunted by musical superstar and part-time theatre-land enforcer, Michael Ball.

Needing cash quick, a desperate Toast agrees to dub some gay art house porn. When his nemesis, Ray Purchase, catches him in bed with his wife again, Toast is caught up in a life or death showdown with both Purchase and Ball on the stage of his appalling play...

Meanwhile his agent, Jane Plough, thinks he may have won the role of James Bond, if he survives.

Notes

'Bonus Ball' Theme composed by Matt Berry, arranged by David Arnold and sung by Michael Ball.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 24th November 2013
Time
10:30pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Matt Berry Steven Toast
Doon Mackichan Jane Plough
Harry Peacock Ray Purchase
Shazad Latif Clem Fandango
Tim Downie Danny Bear
Tracy-Ann Oberman Mrs Purchase
Guest cast
Alistair Cope Sam Mendips
Rikke Leigh Astrid Starkass
Michael Yare Hamilton Meathouse
Michael Ball Self
Writing team
Matt Berry Writer
Arthur Mathews Writer
Hannah Mackay Script Editor
Production team
Michael Cumming Director
Kate Daughton Producer
Ben Farrell Executive Producer
Andrew Newman Executive Producer
Adam Bokey Editor
Rosy Thomas Production Designer
Matt Berry Composer
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