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Episode 3

Character comedy series starring Marc Wootton, Catherine Tate, Katherine Parkinson and Monica Dolan playing couples going out on a date night to keep their relationships alive.

Semi-improvised comedy show written and performed by Marc Wootton with Catherine Tate, Monica Dolan, Katherine Parkinson, Hammed Animashaun, Ellie White and Jamie Demetriou. Together they portray a series of couples all embracing the modern phenomenon of date night.

DATE NIGHT, noun: A pre-arranged occasion when a couple who have been together for a long time commit to a regular night out in order to keep their relationship alive.

The series follows a collection of couples who are desperately trying to keep their relationship functioning by creating a weekly date night intervention. For some, the relationship is already broken, for others it's their pre-emptive strike in the hope of new-found longevity. More often than not, the stakes are high, involving children, careers and homes.

Date Night is written and created by Marc Wootton whose previous credits include High & Dry (Ch4), La La Land (Showtime), Shirley Ghostman (BBC) and My New Best Friend (Ch4).

Cast:
Rob/Barry/Terry/Patrick/Fiona ….. Marc Wootton
Gary ….. Jamie Demetriou
Rita ….. Ellie White
Terri ….. Catherine Tate
Carol ….. Monica Dolan
Jamali ….. Hammed Animashaun
Narrator ...... Fi Glover

Sound Designers: David Chilton and Lucinda Mason Brown
Assistant Producer: James Peak
Producer: Anna Madley

A Black Hat production for BBC Radio 4

28 minutes

Last on

Tue 19 Mar 2019 23:00

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