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: Errol (Elliot Speller-Gillott), Andy (Nick Helm). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Mind The Cracks

The seemingly simple task of caring for his nephew spirals into a bizarre misadventure for the pair, involving a faked injury, a car crash, a visit to a gay club, a lot of lying, and some hard lessons in life.

Notes

This episode was a re-shot version of the 2012 Channel 4 pilot.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 13th January 2014
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Nick Helm Andy
    Elliot Speller-Gillott Errol
    Daisy Haggard Sam
    Daniel Lawrence Taylor Bruce
    Con O'Neill Val
    Sydney Rae White Gwen
    Jorja Rutherford Tiffany
    Esther Smith Melodie
    Guest cast
    Luing Andrews Bouncer
    Liam Smith Angry Driver
    Writing team
    Oliver Refson Writer
    Production team
    Oliver Refson Director
    Lilah Vandenburgh Music Video Director
    Alison MacPhail Producer
    Lindsay Hughes Executive Producer
    Henry Normal Executive Producer
    Kristian Smith Executive Producer
    Robin Peters Editor
    Charlotte Pearson Production Designer
    Nick Helm Composer
    Andy Jones (as Andrew Jones) Composer
    Matt Simpson Composer

    Videos

    Uncle - Trailer

    One of them is a complete juvenile... the other one is his nephew.

    Featuring: Nick Helm (Andy), Elliot Speller-Gillott (Errol).

    Gwen - music video

    Andy sings about his love for Gwen.

    Featuring: Nick Helm (Andy), Sydney Rae White (Gwen).

    Andy gives a lesson in love

    Andy drives Errol to football and gives him a little lesson in love.

    Featuring: Nick Helm (Andy), Elliot Speller-Gillott (Errol).

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