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: Sam (Daisy Haggard), Bruce (Daniel Lawrence Taylor), Emma (Fern Deacon), Errol (Elliot Speller-Gillott), Andy (Nick Helm), Jasmine (Emily Bevan), Diane (Cecilia Noble). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Series 3, Episode 3 - Dinner, I Hardly Knew Her

Can Andy survive engagement to a woman just like him? Can Errol survive a date with his female analogue? And when bad news strikes, can Sam just survive the day?

Further details

Andy stumbles into a drug-fuelled whirlwind romance with singer Jasmine, and suddenly finds himself engaged.

Errol let's a girl think he's 'experienced' in an attempt to look cool, and Sam has to find a way of telling the family some life-changing news.

Unfortunately, Bruce's mother and brother are coming to visit and everyone is struggling to decide whether to clear the air or hold on to their secrets.

It isn't long before the lies spin out of control and Andy has to face up to some hard truths for the first time in his life.

Broadcast details

Sunday 15th January 2017
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
Nicholas Burns Ben
Guest cast
Emily Bevan Jasmine (Andy's fiancé)
Arinder Sadhra Doctor Chaudry
Polly Kemp Mrs Brownlee (Teacher)
Fern Deacon Emma (School girl)
Cecilia Noble Diane (Bruce's mum)
Simon Manyonda Luca (Diane's son)
Craig Parkinson Cyril (Drug dealer)
Writing team
Oliver Refson Writer
Lilah Vandenburgh Writer
Production team
Oliver Refson Director
Faiza Hosenie Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Alison MacPhail Executive Producer



Errol ties his best at foreplay.

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


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