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
    Adam Bokey Editor
    Rosy Thomas Production Designer
    Matt Berry Composer


    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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