You, Me And The Apocalypse. Image shows from L to R: Paula (Pauline Quirke), Jamie (Mathew Baynton), Father Jude (Rob Lowe), Ariel (Mathew Baynton). Copyright: Working Title Films / Bigballs Films.

You, Me And The Apocalypse

Sky One comedy drama. 10 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Mathew Baynton, Diana Rigg, Anna Jones, Prasanna Puwanarajah, Karla Crome, Grace Taylor, Pauline Quirke and others.

You, Me And The Apocalypse. Image shows from L to R: General Gaines (Paterson Joseph), Scotty (Kyle Soller), Rhonda (Jenna Fischer), Leanne (Megan Mullally), Paula (Pauline Quirke), Jamie (Mathew Baynton), Father Jude (Rob Lowe), Sister Celine (Gaia Scodellaro), Ariel (Mathew Baynton), Dave (Joel Fry). Copyright: Working Title Films / Bigballs Films.

You, Me And The Apocalypse

Comedy thriller depicting the end of the world from the point-of-view of a group of characters from Slough, New Mexico and the Vatican

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2015
Channel
Sky One
Episodes
10   (1 series)
Creator
Iain Hollands
Starring
Mathew Baynton, Diana Rigg, Anna Jones, Prasanna Puwanarajah, Karla Crome, Grace Taylor, Pauline Quirke, Joel Fry and others
Writer
Iain Hollands
Director
Saul Metzstein
Producers
Polly Buckle, Nick Pitt, Cameron Roach, Lizzie Gray, Andrew Conrad, Juliette Howell, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lynn Horsford, Scott Herbst and others

Comedy drama about the final days of mankind.

Mild-mannered Slough bank manager Jamie is in a rut - albeit a very organised one - consumed by grief for his missing wife. All of that soon changes, however, when he's arrested on suspicion of cyber terrorism and realises that, somehow, he must have an identical twin and that his mum Paula has some serious explaining to do.

Halfway around the world in New Mexico, unassuming librarian Rhonda enters a maximum-security prison for a crime she didn't commit and reluctantly falls under the wing of unhinged white supremacist Leanne.

At the Vatican, meanwhile, foul-mouthed rebel priest Father Jude interviews the beautiful Sister Celine for a role in his office of the Devil's Advocate.

These are just some of the eclectic and seemingly unconnected characters whose lives will start to intersect in the most unexpected ways as news breaks that a comet is on an unavoidable collision course towards earth and will hit in just 34 days.

Some of them are destined to make it to a bunker deep beneath the suburbs of Slough and, as a result, will become the hugely unlikely (and, frankly, somewhat unsuitable) future of mankind.

A guide to the main characters

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