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 7

Content in their new home and unable to move any time soon, Meg and Matt decide to do up the spare room.

Further details

Trying Again. Image shows from L to R: Andrew (Dan Skinner), Matt (Chris Addison). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Money is tight and, unlikely to make the rent day this month, Matt pulls out his 'military hero' card to get an extension from estate agent Andrew. He's happy to oblige, providing Matt agrees to discuss military strategy with his warfare video game club.

Content in their new home and unable to move any time soon, Meg and Matt decide to do up the spare room, but choosing what colour to go for throws up a bigger, scarier question: should they opt for no-baby brown or baby-friendly yellow?

Meanwhile, everyone gets dolled up for Iain and Kate's engagement bash, where Meg is mistaken for Iain's fiancée. At the other end of the pub, Matt basks in the adoration poured on him by Andrew's friends, until,that is, the arrival of a genuine soldier threatens to unravel his tall tale.

Kate's condescending father aside, the party proves better for Iain. He feels like nothing can ruin their special night, only for some earth-shattering news to bring the celebrations to an abrupt end.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th May 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
    Catherine Steadman Kate
    Guest cast
    Dan Skinner Andrew (Lettings Agent)
    Jana Carpenter Jo (Iain's Sister)
    Deddie Davies Mrs. Prentice
    Ian FitzGibbon Postman
    Michael Forrest Barman
    Luke Gell Tim (Prime Paints Employee)
    Mike Goodenough War Games Club Member 1
    James Greene Mr. Prentice
    Andrew Havill Seb (Kate's Father)
    Laurence Howarth Mick (Town Crier)
    Colin Parry Kev
    Catherine Skinner Woman in Pub
    Tom Verrall War Games Club Member 2
    Richie Webb Cloney Bennett
    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

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