Sick Note (TV series)
Sick Note is a British black comedy television series starring Rupert Grint and Nick Frost. It first aired on 7 November 2017 on Sky One. In April 2017, it was reported that a second series had been ordered before the first had aired.
|Directed by||Matt Lipsey|
|Theme music composer||Carly Paradis|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||2|
|No. of episodes||14|
|Executive producer(s)||Jo Sargent|
|Running time||44 minutes (episode 1) 22-24 minutes (episode 2-14)|
|Production company(s)||King Bert Productions|
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Original release||7 November 2017 –|
- Rupert Grint as Daniel Glass
- Nick Frost as Dr. Iain Glennis
- Don Johnson as Kenny West
- Pippa Bennett-Warner as Becca Palmerstone
- Marama Corlett as Linda
- Tolu Ogunmefun as Ash Matthews
- Lolly Adefope as Lisa
- Belinda Stewart-Wilson as Annette Glennis
- Karl Theobald as Michael
- Matilda Thorpe as Claire Glass
- Camilla Beeput as Vanessa Matthews
- Miles Richardson as Dr. Sampson
- David Cann as Gordon Glass
- Daniel Rigby as Officer Hayward
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||6||7 November 2017||12 December 2017|
|2||8||26 July 2018||16 August 2018|
Series 1 (2017)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||1||"Queen of Hearts"||Matt Lipsey||Nat Saunders & James Serafinowicz||7 November 2017|
|When Daniel Glass is misdiagnosed with terminal oesophageal cancer by oncologist Dr Iain Glennis, he begins to notice how everyone around him treats him better. Suddenly, he has a big decision to make: come clean and go back to his old rubbish life or pretend to be ill. His ex-girlfriend, Becca, takes him back after dumping him. His best friend Ash, who was having an affair with Becca, finds out that Daniel does not have cancer. Daniel discovers their affair and Ash accidentally falls off a ledge of Becca and Daniel's flat and appears to have been killed.|
|2||2||"Playing Ball"||Matt Lipsey||Nat Saunders & James Serafinowicz||14 November 2017|
|Daniel has to dispose of Ash's body, and the only person he can turn to is bumbling Dr Glennis. They decide to make it look like Ash has been struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run. Glennis puts the body in his car and dumps it at the side of a road. When Ash's body is found, it is discovered that he is alive, and is taken to hospital. Daniel is horrified that Ash is alive.|
|3||3||"Janina Kolkiewicz"||Matt Lipsey||Nat Saunders & James Serafinowicz||21 November 2017|
|Daniel, Ash, Dr Glennis, as well as Ash's wife, son and mother arrive at the hospital — where Ash is in a coma. Dr Glennis has accidentally swapped phones with Ash and needs to swap them back. Daniel's employer, WeCover insurance, decides to use his cancer in a marketing campaign.|
|4||4||"The Golden Grain"||Matt Lipsey||Nat Saunders & James Serafinowicz||28 November 2017|
|Daniel starts faking side effects and undergoes fake chemo. Thanks to the idiocy of Dr Glennis, he receives actual chemotherapy and gets legitimately ill. Officer Hayward continues his investigation.|
|5||5||"Airplane Mode"||Matt Lipsey||Nat Saunders & James Serafinowicz||5 December 2017|
|Ash wakes up from his coma but suffers from locked-in syndrome.|
|6||6||"Chicken Soup"||Matt Lipsey||Nat Saunders & James Serafinowicz||12 December 2017|
|Ash has died and at his funeral Daniel sees a mysterious figure that continues to stalk him. Daniel suspects Dr. Glennis of finishing Ash off.|
Series 2 (2018)
- Waring, Olivia (June 13, 2017). "When is Sick Note on Sky One? Comedy starring Rupert Grint, Nick Frost and Miami Vice's Don Johnson". The Sun.
- Richardson, Jay (April 11, 2017). "Rupert Grint's Sky Atlantic comedy Sick Note gets a second series". Chortle.
- "Rupert Grint, Nick Frost, Don Johnson Join Comedy 'Sick Note'". Variety.
- "Lindsay Lohan Joins Sky's 'Sick Note' For Season 2 With Rupert Grint, Nick Frost". Deadline.
- "Sick Note - Episodes". Premiere Date. Retrieved 19 July 2018.