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


  • TV sitcom
  • Dave
  • 2016 - 2018
  • 15 episodes (3 series)

Fantasy comedy series about a man abruptly transported to a parallel world. Stars James Buckley, Paul Kaye, Sharon Rooney, Kenneth Collard, Louis Emerick and more.

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Series 2, Episode 2 - Magic Darts

Zapped. Image shows from L to R: Skylark (Guz Khan), Springleaf (Richard Sandling), Barbara (Sharon Rooney), Chestnut (Tony Way), Herman (Louis Emerick), Hawthorn (Ricky Grover)
Keen to protect himself from further harm, Brian takes a crash course in magic from Howell.

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Further details

Keen to protect himself from further harm, Brian takes a crash course in magic from Howell. Obviously, this lands him in even greater danger. Back in The Jug and The Other Jug, Steg accidentally becomes a father, Barbara loses her only soothsaying client and Herman nails a dartboard to the pub wall. Unfortunately, this attracts the attention of the Fairies, who soon become obsessed. The only way to remove them is to orchestrate a showdown, with high stakes and Barbara stepping up to the oche.

Broadcast details

Thursday 19th October 2017
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 21st October 2017 3:30am Dave
Monday 23rd October 2017 10:40pm Dave
Saturday 13th October 2018 1:00am Dave
Sunday 8th September 2019 1:55am Dave
Wednesday 11th September 2019 3:15am Dave
Wednesday 19th February 2020 3:00am Dave
Wednesday 13th May 2020 3:15am Dave
Saturday 17th October 2020 3:10am Dave

Cast & crew

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
Marek Larwood Mr Moranov
Anna Shaffer Mum
Candida Gubbins Inspector
Robert Nairne Steg Junior
Lewis Macleod Additional Voices (Voice)
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
Paul Powell Executive Producer
Christine Langan Executive Producer
Pete Thornton Executive Producer
Will Ing Associate Producer
James Buckley Associate Producer
Joe Fraser Associate Producer
Joe Fraser Editor
David Ferris Production Designer
Kevin Riddle Casting Director
Howard Burden Costume Designer
Pete Rowe Director of Photography
Jo Jenkins Make-up Designer
Dan Gibling 1st Assistant Director


Barbara gets a bullseye

Time for a game of darts...

Featuring: James Buckley (Brian), Louis Emerick (Herman), Sharon Rooney (Barbara), Kenneth Collard (Steg) & Paul Kaye (Howell).

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