Uncle. Image shows from L to R: Andy (Nick Helm), Errol (Elliot Speller-Gillott). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Uncle

BBC Three and Channel 4 sitcom about a bad uncle and his nerdy nephew. 20 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2012 - 2017. Stars Nick Helm, Elliot Speller-Gillott, Daisy Haggard, Daniel Lawrence Taylor and others.

Uncle. Image shows from L to R: Tiffany (Jorja Rutherford), Bruce (Daniel Lawrence Taylor), Sam (Daisy Haggard), Errol (Elliot Speller-Gillott), Andy (Nick Helm). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Uncle

BBC Three sitcom in which Nick Helm stars as an out-of work musician forced to look after his young nephew

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2012 - 2017
Channels
BBC Three, Channel 4
Episodes
20   (1 pilot + 3 series)
Starring
Nick Helm, Elliot Speller-Gillott, Daisy Haggard, Daniel Lawrence Taylor, Con O'Neill, Sydney Rae White, Brett Goldstein, Jorja Rutherford and others
Writers
Oliver Refson and Lilah Vandenburgh
Director
Oliver Refson
Producers
Alison MacPhail and Faiza Hosenie

Andy is a dissolute out-of work musician who forges an unlikely alliance with his nephew Errol after being morally blackmailed into looking after him by his chaotic sister Sam.

Not a natural with either kids or responsibility, he tries to keep his new charge out of trouble while being knee-deep in it himself.

Production Details

Part of

4Funnies 2012

Production company
Soundtrack
Incidental music composed by Matt Simpson. Signature songs composed by Nick Helm and Andy Jones.
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 14th December 2012 on Channel 4 at 11:25pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 12th February 2017 on BBC Three at 10am
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Thursday 16th May 2019 at 2:25am on Dave

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