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Penned by Robert Popper and produced by his own company, Popper Pictures, in association with Big Talk Productions, the series stars The Inbetweeners' Simon Bird and Tom Rosenthal of ITV2's Plebs, as grown-up sons Adam and Jonny, who return to their Jewish family home each Friday evening for a meal with their parents.

Their father, Jim, is played by Paul Ritter, whilst Tamsin Greig is their mother, Jackie. Mark Heap plays a regular supporting role as the Goodman family's freakishly oddball neighbour, Jim.

The first series of the sitcom was broadcast by Channel 4 on Fridays from February to April 2011, reaching an average audience of 1.35 million viewers, according to overnight ratings.

Production Company: Big Talk Productions

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Alternative Names

  • Friday Night Dinner Series 1
  • Friday Night Dinner - Series 2
  • Friday Night Dinner - Series 1. Winner: Best sitcom Rose d'Or Festival 2012