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White Van Man. Image shows from L to R: Ollie (Will Mellor), Liz (Naomi Bentley), Darren (Joel Fry), Emma (Georgia Tennant), Tony (Clive Mantle). Copyright: ITV Studios.

White Van Man

BBC Three sitcom. 12 episodes (2 series), 2011 - 2012. Stars Will Mellor, Joel Fry, Naomi Bentley, Clive Mantle and Georgia Tennant.

Series 2, Episode 2 - The Break Up

Ollie suspects Darren of moonlighting with a rival firm and hires a new assistant. Darren soon finds himself in way over his head. Meanwhile, Emma quickly wangles herself a promotion at work.


This episode's BBC One premiere attracted an audience of 1.06m viewers.

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st March 2012
BBC Three
30 minutes


  1. Friday 2nd March 2012 at 1:00am on BBC3
  2. Friday 2nd March 2012 at 10:30pm on BBC3
  3. Saturday 3rd March 2012 at 2:30am on BBC3
  4. Sunday 4th March 2012 at 2:00am on BBC3
  5. Monday 5th March 2012 at 12:00am on BBC3
  6. Monday 5th March 2012 at 3:55am on BBC3
  7. Thursday 8th March 2012 at 2:00am on BBC3
  8. Sunday 8th April 2012 at 1:05am on BBC3
  9. Friday 15th June 2012 at 11:40pm on BBC1
  10. Tuesday 7th August 2012 at 3:00am on BBC3

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Will Mellor Ollie
Joel Fry Darren
Naomi Bentley Liz
Clive Mantle Tony
Georgia Tennant (as Georgia Moffett) Emma
Guest cast
Ram John Holder Uncle Phil
Alex Woodhall Andrzej (Polish Handyman)
Gabriel Vick Jan
Liam Tims Interviewee
Writing team
Adrian Poynton Writer
Hannah Mackay Script Editor
Production team
Iain B MacDonald Director
Rohan Acharya Producer
Saurabh Kakkar Executive Producer
Kristian Smith Executive Producer
Pete Drinkwater Editor
David Butterworth Production Designer
Glenn Gregory Composer
Keith Lowndes Composer


What Did You Do Last Night?

Ollie thinks he saw Darren moonlighting with a rival Polish handyman firm who are working at the house next door to his current job.

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Featuring: Will Mellor (Ollie), Joel Fry (Darren).

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