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 4 - High Winds Actor

After the tragic death of his friend Axel Jacklin, Britain's finest exponent of acting in high winds, Toast finds himself in demand for dramatic roles such as Napoleonic-era sea captains and mad Shakesperean kings. However, in order to land these attractive parts, Toast discovers that he must become a Freemason. As it seems that every actor in Britain is 'on the square'. Toast asks Ed to help him join the local lodge.

Broadcast details

Monday 24th 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
Terence Harvey Lord Fotheringham
Stephen Boxer Parker Pipe
Terry Mynott Axel Jacklin
Daniel Peacock Basil Jet
Ed Piller Policeman
Adrian Lukis Blair Toast
Peter Davison Self
Lewis Macleod Announcements (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


Axel Jacklin

Toast meets fellow actor Axel Jacklin.

Featuring: Matt Berry (Steven Toast), Terry Mynott (Axel Jacklin).


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