Friday, 20 March 2020
Mister Winner - New comedy coming to BBC Two on Wednesday 25 March at 10pm
Leslie Winner is an eternally-optimistic butter-fingered bungler whose heart is in the right place.
Somehow, despite his calamitous nature, he has found love with his fiancée Jemma and they are preparing for their wedding. The pressure is on Leslie to find, and keep, a job to pay for the honeymoon and wedding.
Episode one opens as Leslie joins his father-in-law Chris on a house clearance job. When Leslie finds finds an abandoned piano, he quickly comes up with a scheme to make some money from it. What could go wrong?
Mister Winner stars Spencer Jones (Upstart Crow, The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk) in the lead role of Leslie Winner.
Lucy Pearman (The Mind Of Herbert Clunkerdunk) stars alongside him as his fiancée Jemma, with Shaun Williamson (EastEnders, Extras) as Jemma’s father Chris, Harriet Thorpe (The Brittas Empire, Absolutely Fabulous, French And Saunders) as Leslie’s mother Sharon, Oliver Maltman (Back, The Crown, The Kevin Bishop Show) as Sharon’s younger boyfriend Steve, and Leon Annor (The End Of The F***ing World), as Leslie’s best mate Cooper.