Zapped. Image shows from L to R: Steg (Kenneth Collard), Herman (Louis Emerick), Brian (James Buckley), Barbara (Sharon Rooney), Howell (Paul Kaye).

Zapped

Dave sitcom set in a parallel world. 15 episodes (3 series), 2016 - 2018. Stars James Buckley, Paul Kaye, Sharon Rooney, Kenneth Collard and others.

Zapped. Image shows from L to R: Brian (James Buckley), Steg (Kenneth Collard), Unknown, Judge (Nina Wadia), Springleaf (Richard Sandling).

Series 2, Episode 1 - The Trial

Trapped in a parallel universe, office temp Brian Weaver has been locked up and charged with triggering the Snail Wars.

Further details

Trapped in a parallel universe, office temp Brian Weaver has been locked up and charged with triggering the Snail Wars. Steg opts to represent him in court, persuading Brian to face Trial by Combat with a terrifying warrior named Radnok. Barbara has abandoned soothsaying to become a blacksmith, Herman's cooking rotten fish and Howell has moved into the cat retrieval business, which involves first kidnapping the cats. Can the gang free Brian before he faces certain death at the hands of Radnok?

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 12th October 2017
Time
9:40pm
Channel
Dave
Length
40 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
James Buckley Brian
Paul Kaye Howell
Sharon Rooney Barbara
Kenneth Collard Steg
Louis Emerick Herman
Ricky Grover Hawthorn
Richard Sandling Springleaf
Tony Way Chestnut
Guz Khan Skylark
Guest cast
Jessica Ransom Jess (Office worker)
Martin Glyn Murray Greg (Office worker)
Ben Crompton Jones The Anvil
Gus Brown Advocate
Rufus Hound Kevlar
Nina Wadia Judge
Rob Reinaldo Radnok
Jing Lusi Scrape
Writing team
Dan Gaster Writer
Will Ing Writer
Paul Powell Writer
Production team
Dave Lambert Director
Kerry Waddell Producer
Steve Coogan Executive Producer
Dan Gaster Executive Producer
Will Ing Executive Producer
Christine Langan Executive Producer

Video

Brian gets locked up

Barbara visits Brian in prison.

Featuring: James Buckley (Brian), Sharon Rooney (Barbara), Tony Way (Chestnut), Rufus Hound (Kevlar).

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