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 2, Episode 1 - Match Fit

Toast is intrigued to find that Ed is entering a Celebrities and Prostitutes Blow Football Tournament.

Further details

Time for another slice of Toast: Eponymous hero Steven Toast is back, living in the heart of Soho's theatre-land. With the misguided help of his inept agent Jane Plough and eccentric flatmate Ed, Toast continues his desperate attempts to get the love, respect and fame he adamantly thinks he deserves.

Celebrities and Prostitutes Blow Football Tournament is an annual event organised by Ed's showbiz charity, the River Rats. Toast enters and soon becomes obsessed with winning the tournament.

When his first choice, Mrs Purchase, declines his invitation to partner him - she decides instead to compete with her husband and Toast's arch-rival Ray Purchase - Toast instead turns to legendary prostitute/blow footballer Wendy Nook.

Broadcast details

Monday 3rd November 2014
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Matt Berry Steven Toast
Robert Bathurst Ed Howzer-Black
Doon Mackichan Jane Plough
Harry Peacock Ray Purchase
Shazad Latif Clem Fandango
Tim Downie Danny Bear
Tracy-Ann Oberman Mrs Purchase
Guest cast
Anais Alvarado London Tourist
Louise Jameson Wendy Nook
Trevor Laird Nick Swivney
Alex Lowe Tour Bus Driver
Terry Mynott Boris Johnson (Voice)
Writing team
Matt Berry Writer
Arthur Mathews Writer
Production team
Michael Cumming Director
Kate Daughton Producer
Ben Farrell Executive Producer
Andrew Newman Executive Producer


Mind The Gap

Toast is having to record a new version of 'Mind The Gap' for Boris Johnson.

Featuring: Matt Berry (Steven Toast), Terry Mynott (Boris Johnson), Shazad Latif (Clem Fandango), Tim Downie (Danny Bear).


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