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
    Robin Peters Editor
    Charlotte Pearson Production Designer
    Matt Simpson Composer


    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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