WRITTEN BY: Romesh Ranganathan and Benjamin Green
STARRING: Romesh Ranganathan, Jess Knappett, Mandeep Dhillon, Lisa McGrillis, Kieran Logendra
RELEASE: BBC One / 2022
Jonathan's (Romesh Ranganathan) life revolves around his nine year-old son Spencer (Kieran Logendra), and he's always deferred the big and small decisions to his partner Claire (Jess Knappett). So when Claire asks him to leave, Jonathan realises he has no home, no friends and no ambition. Except one: to try to preserve his son's happiness in the face of his parents' break-up.
Jonathan takes Spencer and runs away. But he only gets as far as the home of sister Danielle (Mandeep Dhillon) and her wife Courtney (Lisa McGrillis). Over the course of the series, the unlikely foursome gradually become a loving but utterly dysfunctional family unit. Can a Beta male find some backbone? And can Jonathan avoid passing his failings (and his really bad dress sense) on to his son?