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Very British Problems

Channel 4 comedy. 7 episodes (2 series), 2015 - 2016. Stars Stephen Mangan, Romesh Ranganathan, Bob Mortimer, Catherine Tate, Danny Dyer, Jack Whitehall, Rebecca Front and others.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Feelings And Emotions

This week the celebrities talk about Brits' excruciating inability to express emotions and feelings.

Further details

From the inner rage we're consumed by which we keep entirely to ourselves, to being totally unable to receive a compliment, via our inability to complain in shops and restaurants, the show provides an opportunity for us all to share in, and revel in, our national traits and oddities, and breathe a collective sigh of relief.

Broadcast details

Thursday 27th August 2015
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Stephen Mangan Self
Johnny Vegas Self
James Corden Self
Vic Reeves Self
Nigel Havers Self
Rich Hall Self
Ruth Jones Self
Tameka Empson Self
Jocelyn Jee Esien Self
Jonathan Ross Self
Andrew Flintoff (as Freddie Flintoff) Self
Grace Dent Self
Francesca Martinez Self
Aisling Bea Self
Roisin Conaty Self
Jimmy Akingbola Self
Susan Calman Self
Alex Brooker Self
Josh Widdicombe Self
Richard Bacon Self
Nathan Caton Self
Julie Walters Narrator
Writing team
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Lorry Powles Director
Kate Staples Series Producer
Chris Fouracre Executive Producer



A discussion about the very British tradition of being unable to say what you think.

Featuring: Julie Walters, Johnny Vegas, Ruth Jones, Tameka Empson, Jocelyn Jee Esien, Francesca Martinez, Susan Calman.


Tutting is an effective way to show your irritation.

Featuring: Stephen Mangan, Julie Walters, Vic Reeves, Alex Brooker, Josh Widdicombe.


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