Two Doors Down. Image shows from L to R: Beth (Arabella Weir), Eric (Alex Norton). Copyright: BBC.

Two Doors Down

BBC Two and BBC One sitcom about a disparate group of neighbours. 26 episodes (pilot + 4 series), 2013 - 2019. Stars Arabella Weir, Alex Norton, Doon Mackichan, Jonathan Watson and others.

Series 2, Episode 2 is repeated on BBC Scotland on Wednesday at 10pm.

Two Doors Down. Image shows from L to R: Eric (Alex Norton), Colin (Jonathan Watson), Christine (Elaine C. Smith). Copyright: BBC.

Series 1, Episode 3

There's tennis trouble in store for Eric and Colin - and they haven't a sporting chance against Christine.

Further details

Beth and Cathy head over to Ian and Jaz's flat to celebrate the boys moving in together. With their wives away for the evening, Eric and Colin make a night of it watching Andy Murray's US Open tennis match on TV. However, the international time delay means the men have time to spare, so they set up the swingball to pass the hours. Trouble is, Christine ends up being much more involved than they'd like.

Ian and Jaz's plans for a quiet celebratory drink are dashed by Cathy's over-exuberant dancing which upsets the boys' downstairs neighbour, a mother of a newborn baby. An intoxicated and infuriated Cathy takes issue with the neighbours' polite request to keep the noise down, much to Beth's horror.

The night ends in typically disastrous fashion with lost house keys, concussion and curry stains on the carpet.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 15th April 2016
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Arabella Weir Beth
    Alex Norton Eric
    Doon Mackichan Cathy
    Jonathan Watson Colin
    Elaine C. Smith Christine
    Jamie Quinn Ian
    Sharon Rooney Sophie
    Harki Bhambra Jaz
    Guest cast
    Alan Orr Mini Cab Driver
    Victoria Balnaves Joanne
    Paul Birchard Umpire (Voice)
    Andrew Castle Tennis Commentator (Voice)
    Andrew Cotter Tennis Commentator (Voice)
    Writing team
    Simon Carlyle Writer
    Gregor Sharp Writer
    Production team
    Simon Hynd Director
    Catherine Gosling Fuller Producer
    Steven Canny Executive Producer
    Ewan Angus Executive Producer
    Myfanwy Moore Executive Producer
    Calum Ross Editor
    Greg Shaw Production Designer
    Nathaniel Rateliff Composer

    Video

    She's got a baby everyone!

    Cathy gives Joanne the full force of her resentment against people who have babies.

    Featuring: Doon Mackichan (Cathy), Victoria Balnaves (Joanne).

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