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

Two Doors Down

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two / BBC One
  • 2013 - 2023
  • 47 episodes (7 series)

Comedy focused on Latimer Crescent residents Eric and Beth Baird, plus their neighbours and immediate family. Stars Arabella Weir, Alex Norton, Doon Mackichan, Jonathan Watson, Elaine C. Smith and more.

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Series 2, Episode 6

Two Doors Down. Image shows from L to R: Christine (Elaine C. Smith), Sophie (Sharon Rooney). Copyright: BBC
Beth is organising the perfect baby shower for mum-to-be Sophie.

Further details

Beth is organising the perfect baby shower for mum-to-be Sophie.

Jaz is sporting a corker of a black eye after a run-in with a packing box, much to the amusement of the neighbours. His day doesn't improve any when he's on the receiving end of a wind-up from Colin who's teasing the boys about them moving in to a less than salubrious area.

Cathy, meanwhile, is worried about being too close to the action if Sophie goes into labour. But even she's moved by the emotional speeches made at the baby shower - including Sophie's when she finally tells her mum about Beth and Eric being godparents.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 19th December 2016
Time
10:30pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 10th May 2018 10:40pm Gold
Friday 11th May 2018 2:30am Gold
Thursday 10th January 2019 10:20pm Gold
Sunday 20th January 2019 11:20pm Gold
Thursday 30th May 2019 10:40pm Gold
Friday 31st May 2019 10:20pm Gold
Wednesday 19th June 2019 12:20am Gold
Tuesday 9th July 2019 1:15am Gold
Wednesday 10th July 2019 12:10am Gold
Wednesday 23rd October 2019 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Saturday 26th October 2019 11:30pm BBC Scotland
Monday 20th January 2020 12:00am Gold
Monday 20th January 2020 3:05am Gold
Sunday 22nd March 2020 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Thursday 26th March 2020 11:30pm BBC Scotland
Friday 9th October 2020 11:15pm Gold
Saturday 10th October 2020 3:25am Gold
Wednesday 28th October 2020 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Monday 2nd November 2020 11:00pm BBC Scotland
Monday 16th November 2020 1:05am Gold
Sunday 20th June 2021 10:30pm BBC Scotland
Sunday 27th June 2021 10:30pm BBC Scotland
Wednesday 30th June 2021 10:00pm BBC Scotland
Saturday 22nd October 2022 9:00pm BBC Scotland
Sunday 23rd October 2022 10:30pm BBC Scotland
Sunday 21st May 2023 10:30pm BBC Scotland
Wednesday 24th May 2023 11:30pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

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
Writing team
Simon Carlyle Writer
Gregor Sharp Writer
Production team
Sasha Ransome Director
Catherine Gosling Fuller Producer
Steven Canny Executive Producer
Ewan Angus Executive Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer
Simon Carlyle Associate Producer
Gregor Sharp Associate Producer
Pete Drinkwater Editor
Megan Green Editor
Greg Shaw Production Designer
Catherine Willis Casting Director
Carole K. Fraser Costume Designer
Greg Duffield Director of Photography
Jacqui Mallett Make-up Designer
Morris Milne 1st Assistant Director

Press

BBC Two's Two Doors Down has it all. Wit, delight, long awkward silences, burps, bacon-farts. Writers Gregor Sharp and Simon Carlyle have encapsulated a satellite Scottish suburb with joy and finesse: it's crude but it's loving. Most characters are normal. Two are accidental monsters. Cathy (Doon Mackichan) and Christine (Elaine C Smith) dominate every social interaction with that sublime lack of tact that just makes you want to cheer and then put a drunken gun to your head and pull the trigger. Lovely to see Maurice Roƫves back.

Euan Ferguson, The Observer, 18th December 2016

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