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The Delivery Man (TV series)

The Delivery Man
Genre Sitcom
Written by Robert Harley
James Henry (writer)
Directed by Victoria Pile
Starring Darren Boyd
Aisling Bea
Fay Ripley
Paddy McGuinness
Alex MacQueen
Llewella Gideon
Jennie Jacques
Composer(s) Rob Jones
Joe da Costa
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Robert Harley
Producer(s) Victoria Pile
Editor(s) Christian Sandino-Taylor
Location(s) 3 Mills Studios
Running time 30 minutes (inc. adverts)
Production company(s) Monicker Pictures
Release
Original channel ITV
Picture format 16:9
Original release 15 April 2015 (2015-04-15) – present

The Delivery Man is a British sitcom shown on ITV. The series stars Darren Boyd as Matthew Bunting, a former police constable starting a new career as a midwife. From August 2015 the series starting showing on Netflix in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Contents

  • Production 1
  • Cast and characters 2
  • Episodes 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Production

A pilot episode was shot in February 2014. The first series was filmed between October and December 2014 at 3 Mills Studios.

Cast and characters

Episodes

# Title Director Writer Original air date Viewers
(millions)[1]
1 "Youth" Victoria Pile Robert Harley & James Henry 15 April 2015 (2015-04-15) 3.2
A teenage dad tries to visit his pregnant girlfriend without her parents finding out his identity – new boy Matthew has to choose whose side to take. His whale music is not ideal and Pat reports him for abuse.
2 "Truth" Victoria Pile Robert Harley & James Henry 22 April 2015 (2015-04-22) 2.0
A 'double dad' has to rush between the bedsides of two expectant mothers, while Matthew realises he's landed Lisa's boyfriend in trouble. Ian is suspended and asks Matthew to find him a job in the hospital.
3 "Prisoner" Victoria Pile Robert Harley & James Henry 29 April 2015 (2015-04-29) 1.6
A female prisoner is on release while she gives birth, but the police want some crucial information from her and Ian tries some underhand interrogation tactics. A furious Ryan hears that Lisa has been lending Matthew money and turns up at the hospital in a rage.
4 "Celebrity" 6 May 2015 (2015-05-06) 1.6
A reality TV star arrives incognito in an emergency and asks Matthew to hide her pregnancy from the public. Thanks to Tash's Facebook, word gets out - and the staff need to trick the paparazzi.
5 "Foundling" 13 May 2015 (2015-05-13) 1.4
The midwife team finds an abandoned baby. They try to identify the mother before the authorities are called in.
6 "Theft" 20 May 2015 (2015-05-20) 1.3
The drugs cupboard is raided and a forensic team is called in - one of whom is Matthew's very attractive ex, and is keen to get back together... Meanwhile, Ryan is back and Caitlin has a date.

References

  1. ^ BARB Ratings

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