White Van Man. Ollie (Will Mellor). Copyright: ITV Studios
White Van Man

White Van Man

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three
  • 2011 - 2012
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Will Mellor stars as a man who reluctantly takes over his father's painting and decorating business but is really not suited to the role. Stars Will Mellor, Joel Fry, Naomi Bentley, Clive Mantle and Georgia Tennant

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Series 1, Episode 5 - Honest

When Ollie catches his dad up to his old tricks, he decides to draw the line and run the business by the book from now on.

Preview clips

Further details

Unluckily for Ollie, at the moment he makes his resolution, Emma implores him to break into an estate agents on her behalf, putting him yet again at the mercy of local burglar Ricky.

Darren has a dilemma, too: is stealing from a blind woman immoral if you replace said article with the same item, only a bit more stained..?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 12th April 2011
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 13th April 2011 12:45am BBC3
Friday 15th April 2011 9:00pm BBC3
Friday 15th April 2011 11:45pm BBC3
Sunday 17th April 2011 11:30pm BBC3
Monday 18th April 2011 1:55am BBC3
Wednesday 20th April 2011 11:00pm BBC3
Sunday 7th August 2011 9:00pm BBC3
Monday 8th August 2011 12:00am BBC3
Wednesday 21st December 2011 3:50am BBC3
Sunday 5th February 2012 3:40am BBC3
Monday 30th July 2012 4:30am BBC3

Cast & crew

Will Mellor Ollie
Joel Fry Darren
Naomi Bentley Liz
Clive Mantle Tony
Georgia Tennant (as Georgia Moffett) Emma
Guest cast
Blake Harrison Ricky (Burglar)
Ram John Holder Uncle Phil
Margo Cargill Martha
Sandra Dickinson Debbie (Emma's mum)
Writing team
Adrian Poynton Writer
Production team
Iain B MacDonald Director
Rohan Acharya Producer
Saurabh Kakkar Executive Producer
Simon Lupton Executive Producer
Pete Drinkwater Editor
David Butterworth Production Designer


Blue Sofa

Darren decides to swap Martha's sofa for his brother's.

View this clip on the BBC website

I Can't Help It

The guys break in to an estate agent's office to get their hands on some important paperwork, but Ricky's kleptomania threatens to give them away.

View this clip on the BBC website

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