Comedy Clicks

Comedy Clicks – This Week – The Other One

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 is based on a true story – The Other One

About the Show

Summary of Plot

After Colin Walcott drops dead at his birthday party, his wife Tess and daughter Cat discover he had a long-term mistress Marilyn by whom he has a daughter Cath.iMDB

Number of Seasons / Episodes

1 season

Ellie White – Cathy
Lauren Socha – Cat
Siobhan Finneran – Marilyn
Rebecca Front – Tess
Amit Shah – Marcus


  • Created by Holly Walsh
  • Walsh was inspired to write the sitcom after hearing a true story about a man with two families who gave his kids the same name to avoid confusion or being sprung
  •  broadcast on BBC1 weekly from Friday 5 June 2020 at 9pm




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