Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
Today we will be looking at a comedy that started in 2012 and was aired on Channel 4 with lots of positive reviews – Toast of London
Opening Sequence / Theme Tune
About the Show
Summary of Plot
Steven Toast, an eccentric middle aged actor with a chequered past, spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it. –IMDb
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Matt Berry – Steven Toast
Shazad Latif – Clem Fandango
Robert Bathurst – Ed Howzer-Black
Doon Mackichan – Jane Plough
Tim Downie – Danny Bear
- In episode 3 of the first season, co-writer Arthur Mathews appears in the 2nd picture of possible suspects.
- After the episode shown on the UK’s channel 4 on the 9/12/15 Matt Berry and the Maypoles performed the theme song live
- Daisy Ridley made a very small guest appearance in an episode. According to Matt Berry, he wanted to bring her back on the show, but couldn’t get in touch with her. It later turned out that she had been cast in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), which made her unavailable for some time. Berry remarked “We couldn’t really compete with Daisy being in Star Wars.”.
- Artwork for Matt Berrys album ‘Music for Insomniacs’ can be seen on the wall of Jane Ploughs office.
Best of Steven Toast
Best of Jane Plough