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


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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