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
    Adam Bokey Editor
    Rosy Thomas Production Designer
    Matt Berry Composer


    Axel Jacklin

    Toast meets fellow actor Axel Jacklin.

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


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