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.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 3 - Capture The Flag

Trying. Image shows from L to R: Tyler (Mickey McAnulty), Jason Ross (Rafe Spall)
On a camping weekend, Nikki and Jason try to bond with the kids. At home, Karen faces an existential crisis and Freddy tries to deal with his loneliness.

Broadcast details

Friday 29th July 2022
Apple TV+
27 minutes, 46 seconds


Cast & crew

Rafe Spall Jason Ross
Esther Smith Nikki Newman
Darren Boyd Scott Filbert
Oliver Chris Freddie
Sian Brooke Karen Newman
Eden Togwell Princess
Mickey McAnulty Tyler
Guest cast
Ciara Baxendale Amy
Jade Ogugua Rosa
Santanna Murray-Price Rosa's Daughter
Marcus Garvey Lucien
Rich Keeble Jared
Anthony Taylor Howard
Writing team
Andy Wolton Writer
Natasha Heliotis Script Editor
Izzy Mant Story Producer
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Writer (Additional Material)
Izzy Mant Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Elliot Hegarty Director
Sam Pinnell Producer
Andy Wolton Executive Producer
Jim O'Hanlon Executive Producer
Josh Cole Executive Producer
Aden Turner Line Producer
Peter Oliver Editor
Jonnie Mead Production Designer
Rachel Freck Casting Director
Jonas Mortensen Director of Photography
Elizabeth Healy Costume Designer
Jo Jenkins Make-up Designer
Paul Saunderson Composer
Tasha Island Graphics
Fay Selby 1st Assistant Director

Share this page

Promoted video