Turn Up Charlie. Charlie (Idris Elba)
Turn Up Charlie

Turn Up Charlie

  • TV sitcom
  • Netflix
  • 2019
  • 8 episodes (1 series)

Idris Elba stars as a failed DJ trying to relaunch his career while working as a nanny for his superstar best friend's wild child 11-year-old daughter. Also features Frankie Hervey, Piper Perabo, JJ Feild, Angela Griffin, Guz Khan and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3

Gabrielle has a rough first day of school, and with both David and Sara busy Charlie rushes to the rescue. An afternoon on an East London allotment with comprehensive school kids offers a different kind of lesson.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th March 2019
24 minutes, 39 seconds

Cast & crew

Idris Elba Charlie
Frankie Hervey Gabby
Piper Perabo Sara
JJ Feild David
Angela Griffin Astrid
Guz Khan Del
Jocelyn Jee Esien Aunt Lydia
Jade Anouka Tommi
Cameron King Hunter
Guest cast
Rina Sawayama Layla Valentine
Emily Carey Bea
Sarah Daykin Lacrosse Teacher
Gina Gangar Meera
Jacqueline King Mrs Hutch
Judith Faultless Teacher
Max Robson Dylan
Writing team
Georgia Lester Writer
Victoria Asare-Archer Writer
Production team
Tristram Shapeero Director
Georgia Lester Showrunner
Gill Isles Producer
Idris Elba Executive Producer
Gary Reich Executive Producer
Tristram Shapeero Executive Producer
Hannah Wilcock Line Producer
Laura Neal Co-producer
Martin Joyce Co-Executive Producer
Ana Garanito Co-Executive Producer
Gary Dollner Editor
Grenville Horner Production Designer
Rosalie Clayton Casting Director
Ralph Wheeler Holes Costume Designer
Rob Kitzmann Director of Photography
Jo Jo Williams Make-up Designer
James Lavelle Composer
Steven Weston Associate Composer
Jon Midlane 1st Assistant Director

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