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Friday Night Dinner

S2-E1 Buggy

S2-E1 Buggy

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We sit down at the dinner table with the chaotic Goodman family as Robert Popper’s genial autobiographical comedy returns for a second series. Dad, the fantastically lugubrious Paul Ritter, is once again embarrassingly shirtless (“I’m bloody boiling” is his constant lament) as warring siblings Adam and Jonny (Simon Bird and Tom Rosenthal) start brawling like toddlers the minute they set foot in their childhood home. Mum Jackie (Tamsin Greig) can do little except look pained while shouting for order above the mayhem.

Mark Heap as weirdly obtuse neighbour Jim lifts us out of broad farce when he becomes obsessed by Adam’s childhood fluffy bunny.

Summary

Robert Popper's low-key comedy returns with Jonny in a foul mood, as he discovers a secret betrayal while reading Adam's childhood diary - and vows to get revenge. Mum struggles to keep the peace as the brothers' feud rages through the house , while Dad's inability to control his sneezing causes further chaos. Starring Simon Bird, Tom Rosenthal, Tamsin Greig and Paul Ritter.

Cast & Crew

Adam Simon Bird
Jonny Tom Rosenthal
Mum Tamsin Greig
Dad Paul Ritter
Jim Mark Heap
Director Martin Dennis
Executive Producer Kenton Allen
Executive Producer Caroline Leddy
Executive Producer Nira Park
Producer Robert Popper
Writer Robert Popper
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