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

Trying Again

  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky Living
  • 2014
  • 8 episodes (1 series)

Sky Living comedy drama about a man whose fiancée has had an affair with her boss. Stars Chris Addison and Jo Joyner. Stars Chris Addison, Jo Joyner, Charles Edwards, Alun Cochrane, Elizabeth Berrington and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3

Matt and Meg are encouraged to get away from the stress and book a hotel-spa weekend break. But whilst they're gone, the perfect house comes up on the market.

Further details

Trying Again. Image shows from L to R: Sam (Alun Cochrane), Gail (Elizabeth Berrington), Andrew (Dan Skinner). Copyright: Avalon Television

The sale of Matt and Meg's house is signed, sealed and delivered so they have to get a move on finding somewhere new to live.

With few options available to Matt and Meg, the pair have no choice but to stay with Matt's sister Gail - even if it means sharing a single sofa bed with her vicious cat. This sleeping situation is bad news to the ears of their counsellor, Paula, as it'll do little to end the dry spell Matt and Meg have endured for the last six months.

She suggests a spa break might be the change of pace they need to take a positive step forward in their relationship. Of course, their romantic getaway proves to be anything but when the hotel's paper-thin walls, a packed schedule of enforced relaxation and laddy businessmen on a teambuilding conference conspire against them.

The couple manage to regain that first date feeling at dinner, only for trepidation to mount about what the rest of the night has in store.

Back in Kendal, meanwhile, Gail and Sam view a potential property on behalf of Matt and Meg, giving Sam the chance to exercise his latest scheme to woo his best mate's sister.

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st May 2014
Sky Living
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 4th May 2014 10:00pm Sky Living
Wednesday 7th May 2014 11:00pm Sky Living
Tuesday 23rd September 2014 10:00pm Sky Living

Cast & crew

Chris Addison Matt
Jo Joyner Meg
Alun Cochrane Sam
Elizabeth Berrington Gail
Katherine Jakeways Paula
Guest cast
Dan Skinner Andrew (Lettings Agent)
Bebe Cave Millie (Paula's Daughter)
Gus Brown Second Businessman
Sophie Fletcher Receptionist
Zoe Gardner Lettings Agent
Rufus Jones First Businessman
Adam Kavanagh Danny (Gail's Son)
Damian Kell Waiter
Andrew Pollard Lettings Agent
Writing team
Simon Blackwell Writer
Jesse Armstrong Script Editor
Tony Roche Writer
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

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