Trying. Image shows from L to R: Nikki Newman (Esther Smith), Jason Ross (Rafe Spall)


  • TV sitcom
  • Apple TV+
  • 2020 - 2022
  • 24 episodes (3 series)

Comedy about a young couple planning to adopt a baby. Stars Rafe Spall, Esther Smith, Imelda Staunton, Darren Boyd, Phil Davis and more.

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Series 2, Episode 3 - Big Heads

Nikki and Jason head to Cornwall for a family funeral where Jason's ex girlfriend threatens to come between them. Karen struggles to get her fiance Scott involved in the wedding plans.

Broadcast details

Friday 28th May 2021
Apple TV+
28 minutes, 56 seconds


Cast & crew

Rafe Spall Jason Ross
Esther Smith Nikki Newman
Darren Boyd Scott Filbert
Phil Davis Vic
Paula Wilcox Sandra
Sian Brooke Karen Newman
Eden Togwell Princess
Mickey McAnulty Tyler
Guest cast
Navin Chowdhry Deven
Fiona Button Sky
Ferm Deacon Emmy
Deepica Stephen Rakhi
Olwen May Janet
Ciara Baxendale Amy
Writing team
Andy Wolton Writer
Sophie Williams Script Editor
Izzy Mant Story Producer
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Jim O'Hanlon Director
Sam Pinnell Producer
Andy Wolton Executive Producer
Jim O'Hanlon Executive Producer
Josh Cole Executive Producer
Tim Mannion Co-producer
Georgia Collins (as Georgia Hogan) Line Producer
Mark Thornton Editor
John Stevenson Production Designer
Rachel Freck Casting Director
Arthur Mulhern Director of Photography
Jessica Fell (as Jessie Fell) Costume Designer
Jo Jenkins Make-up Designer
Paul Saunderson Composer
Maisie Peters Composer
Joe Rubel Composer
Alexa Galea Graphics
Sam Smith 1st Assistant Director

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