Common As Muck

Common As Muck (1994)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • First Air Date: 1994-09-07
  • Last Air Date: 1997-02-12
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 12
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 50 min.
  • Networks: BBC One
  • Director: Metin Hüseyin
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Common As Muck is a gritty BBC comedy drama serial focusing on the lives of a crew of bin men and their management staff. It ran for two series. The first series was screened in 1994 and the second in 1997. Both were nominated for a BAFTA for Best Drama.

  • Keywords: job interview, college, son, northern england, boss, father, friendship, pension, stripper, betrayal, cheat on husband, hospital, working class, council, cheat on wife, workplace comedy, redundancy, bin men
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    Common As Muck Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1994-09-07
    6 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1997-01-08
    6 Episodes

    Common As Muck Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1The Nose Out of Joint50 min
    Season 1Episode 2Keeping the Refuse Tender50 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Weekend50 min
    Season 1Episode 4Supercrew at the Job Centre50 min
    Season 1Episode 5Cash Bonus50 min
    Season 1Episode 6One More Battle to Fight50 min
    Season 2Episode 1Episode 150 min
    Season 2Episode 2Episode 250 min
    Season 2Episode 3Episode 350 min
    Season 2Episode 4Episode 450 min
    Season 2Episode 5Episode 550 min
    Season 2Episode 6Episode 650 min
    • Michelle Holmes

      as Marie
    • Kathy Burke

      as Sharon
    • Saeed Jaffrey

      as Nat Prabhakar
    • Neil Dudgeon

      as Ken Andrews
    • Richard Ridings

      as Bernard Green
    • Stephen Lord

      as Jonno Fox
    • Edward Woodward

      as Nev
    • Roy Hudd

      as John Parry
    • Anthony Barclay

      as Sunil
    • Lesley Sharp

      as Christine Stranks
    • Terence Rigby

      as Dougie Hodd
    • Paul Shane

      as Mike Roberts
    Production Michael Wearing Producer
    Sound Stephen Morris Music
    Sound Gillian Gilbert Music
    Crew William Ivory Creator
    Writing William Ivory Writer
    Directing Metin Hüseyin Director