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 3, Episode 5 - Man Of Sex

Toast has to deal not only with his nemesis Ray Purchase but Ray's 'even worse' twin brother.

Further details

Toast and Ed are tasked with collecting legendary actor, and drinker, Ormond Sacker (Timothy West) from rehab. After a number of failed attempts things begin to look up when Sacker is cast alongside Toast in West End play Man of Sex.

Toast meanwhile is dating Varrity Map, a doctor of drumming, and despite his ex-wife Ellen bringing out an autobiography, he is determined to not be effected by her no doubt slanderous comments about him.

But when Varrity's rhythm starts to grow irritating and Sacker succumbs to the booze after the opening night, Toast has to deal not only with his nemesis Ray Purchase but Ray's 'even worse' twin brother.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 16th December 2015
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
Guest cast
Harry Peacock Bill Purchase
Pandora Colin Jill Quear
Amanda Donohoe Ellen
Sinead Matthews Varrity Map
Timothy West Ormond Sacker
Susannah Wise Jenny Spasm
Writing team
Matt Berry Writer
Arthur Mathews Writer
Hannah Mackay Script Editor
Production team
Michael Cumming Director
Izzy Mant Producer
Andrew Newman Executive Producer
Kate Daughton Executive Producer


Old Dog, Same Tricks

Ormond's sobriety is short lived.

Featuring: Matt Berry (Steven Toast), Timothy West (Ormond Sacker), Robert Bathurst (Ed Howzer-Black).

Unhappy Purchases

Toast bumps into an old enemy.

Featuring: Matt Berry (Steven Toast), Harry Peacock (Bill Purchase), Doon Mackichan (Jane Plough).


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