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


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three / Channel 4
  • 2012 - 2017
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

BBC Three sitcom in which Nick Helm stars as an out-of work musician forced to look after his young nephew. Also features Elliot Speller-Gillott, Daisy Haggard, Daniel Lawrence Taylor, Con O'Neill, Sydney Rae White and more.

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Series 2, Episode 6

Uncle. Image shows from L to R: Andy (Nick Helm), Mechanic (Tom Davis). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions
Andy is suffering from a string of bad news and the threat of eviction. The tables turn when he receives a surprise cheque in the mail. Now all he needs to do is cash it and pay his landlord in the next three hours, while keeping Errol busy as Sam plans a surprise birthday party. But the universe might have other ideas...

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Tuesday 17th March 2015
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 18th March 2015 12:30am BBC3
Wednesday 18th March 2015 3:30am BBC3
Thursday 19th March 2015 1:30am BBC3
Saturday 21st March 2015 12:30am BBC3
Saturday 21st March 2015 3:30am BBC3
Sunday 22nd March 2015 2:20am BBC3
Tuesday 24th March 2015 3:00am BBC3
Sunday 12th April 2015 3:20am BBC3
Monday 6th July 2015 2:55am BBC3
Tuesday 22nd August 2017 10:40pm Dave
Monday 11th February 2019 2:15am Dave
Sunday 3rd March 2019 3:15am Dave
Tuesday 26th March 2019 3:10am Dave
Wednesday 10th April 2019 3:10am Dave
Thursday 16th May 2019 2:55am Dave

Cast & crew

Nick Helm Andy
Elliot Speller-Gillott Errol
Daisy Haggard Sam
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Bruce
Con O'Neill Val
Jorja Rutherford Tiffany
Esther Smith Melodie
Nicholas Burns Ben
Raquel Cassidy Teresa
Guest cast
Gemma Whelan Veronica (Ben's new partner)
Martin Trenaman George (Landlord)
Joe Sims The Exterminator
Simon Meacock Stan
Liam Williams Blake
Tom Davis Mechanic
Andi Osho DJ
Susan Wokoma Cash Pig Cashier
Martin Ball Louie's Stepdad
Spike White Louie
Nick Mohammed Roopesh (Carpet Warehouse manager)
Writing team
Oliver Refson Writer
Lilah Vandenburgh Writer
Production team
Oliver Refson Director
Lilah Vandenburgh Music Video Director
Alison MacPhail Producer
Lindsay Hughes Executive Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Robin Peters Editor
Richard Graham Editor
Charlotte Pearson Production Designer
Nick Helm Composer
Andy Jones (as Andrew Jones) Composer
Matt Simpson Composer


The cheque

Andy tries to cash in his winnings from the song and save his flat.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Nick Helm (Andy), Elliot Speller-Gillott (Errol) & Susan Wokoma (Cash Pig Cashier).

Fight for the Future - Full Music Video

The extended music video for the song in the final episode.

Featuring: Nick Helm (Andy), Liam Williams (Blake) & Andi Osho (DJ).

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