Trying Again. Image shows from L to R: Meg (Jo Joyner), Matt (Chris Addison). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Trying Again

Sky Living comedy drama about a couple dealing with an affair. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2014. Stars Chris Addison, Jo Joyner, Charles Edwards, Alun Cochrane and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

Money is tight for Matt and Meg. Meg is encouraged to apply for her old job, the one she left following a brief affair with her boss.

Further details

Trying Again. Image shows from L to R: Meg (Jo Joyner), Matt (Chris Addison). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Money is tight for Matt and Meg. For an unemployed Meg, the job market is proving slow. She's keen to take any position going so they can start saving a deposit to buy their own place, but when she's encouraged to re-apply for her old receptionist role at the local doctor's surgery - with Iain - all enthusiasm goes out of the window. Beggars can't be choosers, though, and, without wanting to rock the boat, Meg considers making a return.

At home, Matt is caught in a compromising position by prospective buyers following their landlord's decision to sell the house.

When Matt discovers the truth about Meg's new job, it's clear there's still an issue of trust between the pair and much ground to cover with their (rather rubbish) relationship counsellor Paula.

Broadcast details

Thursday 24th April 2014
Sky Living
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Chris Addison Matt
    Jo Joyner Meg
    Charles Edwards Iain
    Alun Cochrane Sam
    Elizabeth Berrington Gail
    Alex Macqueen Martin
    Katherine Jakeways Paula
    Ethan Lawrence Ryan
    Guest cast
    David Armand Job Centre Worker
    Bebe Cave Millie (Paula's Daughter)
    Jacqueline Davis Website Doctor
    David Ericsson Old Man
    Ellaney Hayden Woman Driver
    Mark Prendergast Estate Agent
    Rob Witcomb Tim the Chippy Man
    Writing team
    Simon Blackwell Writer
    Jesse Armstrong Script Editor
    Production team
    Ian FitzGibbon Director
    Caroline Norris Producer
    Rob Aslett Executive Producer
    Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
    Chris Addison Executive Producer
    Simon Blackwell Executive Producer
    Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
    Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
    Jon Thoday Executive Producer
    Pete Drinkwater Editor
    Jeff Sherriff Production Designer
    Richie Webb Composer
    Matt Katz Composer


    Trying Again - Trailer 2

    Meet Matt and Meg... they're trying to continue with their relationship after one of them had an affair.

    Featuring: Chris Addison (Matt), Jo Joyner (Meg), Charles Edwards (Iain), Elizabeth Berrington (Gail).

    Trying Again - The First Scene

    The first five minutes of the new sitcom from Chris Addison and Simon Blackwell.

    Featuring: Chris Addison (Matt), Jo Joyner (Meg), Elizabeth Berrington (Gail), Ethan Lawrence (Ryan), David Armand (Job Centre Worker).


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