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


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: Ben (Nicholas Burns), Errol (Elliot Speller-Gillott), Joan (Haydn Gwynne), Rex (Daniel Ings). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Favourites

Errol's paternal grandmother is hosting a family luncheon and Sam ropes Andy into coming along for moral support.

Further details

Errol's grandmother, Joan, is hosting a family luncheon and Sam ropes Andy into coming along for moral support. Unfortunately, it's just as Errol's 'cool uncle' Rex arrives home on holiday and Andy embarks on a competition to win Errol's sole affections.

Meanwhile, Sam and Ben hit a snag in their custody battle, someone's got a crush on Errol, and Andy doesn't know how to deal with Joan after she reminds him of that night.

The scene is set for delightfully tense day at grandmother's house.

Broadcast details

Monday 3rd February 2014
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nick Helm Andy
Elliot Speller-Gillott Errol
Daisy Haggard Sam
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Bruce
Jorja Rutherford Tiffany
Nina Toussaint-White Shelly
Nicholas Burns Ben
Guest cast
Daniel Ings Rex (Ben's brother)
Haydn Gwynne Joan (Ben's mother)
Sandra Dickinson Suzy (Sam's 2nd sponsor)
Sandra Maitland Agnes (Sam's 1st sponsor)
Writing team
Oliver Refson Writer
Lilah Vandenburgh Writer
Production team
Oliver Refson Director
Alison MacPhail Producer
Lindsay Hughes Executive Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Kristian Smith Executive Producer


Andy meets Rex

Andy is not too pleased to see Errol's other uncle - Rex.

Featuring: Nick Helm (Andy), Daniel Ings (Rex), Elliot Speller-Gillott (Errol), Daisy Haggard (Sam), Nicholas Burns (Ben).

Who is your favourite uncle?

Andy wants Errol to choose which Uncle he would save from a burning building.

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


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