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

Series 3, Episode 2 - Bringing Sexy Back

Andy makes a start on his new career, but finds songwriting for a boy band more difficult than he'd imagined. Meanwhile Errol concludes that he needs to find a girlfriend, and Sam and Bruce are trying to conceive.

Further details

Andy makes a start on his new career, but finds songwriting for a boy band more difficult than he'd imagined. Is he past it?

Worried his new job may be over before it's started, he takes Errol to work for moral support. But Errol has more than just music on his mind. Now 15, his hormones are raging and he concludes that he needs to find a girlfriend - but things soon get competitive when he and Uncle Andy vie for the attentions of Lex.

Meanwhile, Sam and Bruce are feeling the pressure of trying to conceive.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 8th January 2017
Time
10am
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nick Helm Andy
Elliot Speller-Gillott Errol
Daisy Haggard Sam
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Bruce
Sydney Rae White Gwen
Brett Goldstein Casper
Jorja Rutherford Tiffany
Dylan Moran Marsh
Guest cast
Bobby Lockwood Josh (Boyband member)
Kae Alexander Lex (Music producer)
Olivia Gray Anna (Fan)
Alannah Olivia May (Fan)
Joan Kempson Nancy (Taxi driver)
Writing team
Oliver Refson Writer
Lilah Vandenburgh Writer
Production team
Oliver Refson Director
Faiza Hosenie Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Alison MacPhail Executive Producer

Video

Green Eyed Monster

Andy becomes all the members of a boyband.

Featuring: Nick Helm (Andy).

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