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: Shelly (Nina Toussaint-White), Gwen (Sydney Rae White), Andy (Nick Helm), Melodie (Esther Smith). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Series 1, Episode 5 - Last Of The Red Hot Uncles

While Sam's attempting to ditch her dowdy sponsor and Errol's away on a school trip, Andy's trying to break up with Shelly, make up with Gwen, and woo Errol's teacher Melodie too.

Further details

Can Andy really juggle three women on the go? With Errol on the phone trying to be his conscience, Andy will take things to farcical extremes to try to have his cake and eat it too.

Broadcast details

Monday 10th February 2014
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nick Helm Andy
Elliot Speller-Gillott Errol
Daisy Haggard Sam
Con O'Neill Val
Sydney Rae White Gwen
Esther Smith Melodie
Nina Toussaint-White Shelly
Guest cast
Sandra Dickinson Suzy (Sam's 2nd sponsor)
Sandra Maitland Agnes (Sam's 1st sponsor)
Writing team
Oliver Refson Writer
Production team
Oliver Refson Director
Alison MacPhail Producer
Lindsay Hughes Executive Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Kristian Smith Executive Producer


Andy's confused relationships

Is Andy serious about Shelly? Or does he have Gwen... or Melody... on his mind?

Featuring: Nick Helm (Andy), Daisy Haggard (Sam).

Stupid school trip

Errol tells Andy he wishes he didn't have to go on his school trip.

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

You're Perfect

Andy's love song to Melodie. And Shelly. And Gwen!

Featuring: Nick Helm (Andy), Sydney Rae White (Gwen), Esther Smith (Melodie), Nina Toussaint-White (Shelly).


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