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Bad Move 

Sitcom following husband and wife Steve and Nicky whose dream move from the city to the countryside turns into a nightmare. Co-written by and starring Jack Dee.


Jack Dee, Pete Sinclair




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2018   2017  




Series cast summary:
Jack Dee ...  Steve 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Kerry Godliman ...  Nicky 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Miles Jupp ...  Matt 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Manjinder Virk ...  Meena 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Aaryan Basu Aaryan Basu ...  Silas 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Isvari Ghai Isvari Ghai ...  Pipps 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Seann Walsh ...  Grizzo 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Sue Vincent ...  Shannon 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Philip Jackson ...  Ken 9 episodes, 2017-2018
John Biggins John Biggins ...  Gareth 8 episodes, 2017-2018
George Somner George Somner ...  Bronson 6 episodes, 2017-2018
Thelma Ruby Thelma Ruby ...  Alice 4 episodes, 2017-2018
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Sitcom following husband and wife Steve and Nicky whose dream move from the city to the countryside turns into a nightmare. Co-written by and starring Jack Dee.

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The series was partly inspired by Jack Dee's own real-life experiences of a move from the city to the countryside that did not work out for him and his wife. Though, unlike Steve and Nicky, Dee had kept his house in London as well as buying a cottage in the countryside. See more »


Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 24 December 2018 (2018) See more »


In the Country
Performed by Cliff Richard and The Shadows
[Opening and closing theme]
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Good premise very badly executed. A bad move for all concerned.
11 November 2018 | by jarveyjayes-89231See all my reviews

The simple fish out of water idea of city people confronting the realities of a rural idyll offers plenty of comedy potential, add to that the tried and tested vehicle of grumpy man in a world that doesn't make sense and there should be plenty to laugh about. The lack of humour is inexplicable. How was a second series commissioned? The great Kerry Godliman deserves better as does the likeable but mediocre Jack Dee.

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20 September 2017 (UK) See more »

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