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Toast of London 

Steven Toast, an eccentric middle aged actor with a chequered past, spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Matt Berry ...  Steven Toast 19 episodes, 2012-2015
Shazad Latif ...  Clem Fandango 19 episodes, 2012-2015
Robert Bathurst ...  Ed Howzer-Black 18 episodes, 2012-2015
Doon Mackichan ...  Jane Plough 18 episodes, 2013-2015
Tim Downie ...  Danny Bear 17 episodes, 2012-2015
Harry Peacock ...  Ray Purchase / ... 13 episodes, 2012-2015
Tracy Ann Oberman ...  Mrs. Purchase 8 episodes, 2012-2015
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Steven Toast, an eccentric middle aged actor with a chequered past, spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it

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English

Release Date:

20 August 2012 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Тост из Лондона See more »

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Objective Productions See more »
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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Artwork for Matt Berrys album 'Music for Insomniacs' can be seen on the wall of Jane Ploughs office. See more »

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Steven Toast: I can hear you Clem Fandango.
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Absurd Comedy with a Brilliant Cast!
13 November 2014 | by jmcgil22See all my reviews

I was already a fan of Matt Berry after seeing him in The IT Crowd, even though he wasn't a major character. But he really gets to shine in Toast of London, where he is both the writer and the star. His character, Steven Toast, is unsuccessful actor on the fringes of the profession. He is always finding himself in absurd situations and surrounded by silly characters, some of whom only last an episode. His agent Jane is a riot because she is always screwing up his bookings and putting him in humiliating situations. His arch-nemesis, Ray "bloody" Purchase, is also lots of fun, and since he's an actor Toast ends up seeing him all the time. But my absolute favorite scenes are when Toast is in the studio doing voice-overs. The 2 studio guys, including Clem Fandango, are outrageously funny. I look forward to these scenes every episode. I should also mention that each episode has a brief musical number, which seems to be the trend in absurd British comedies (Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy, The Mighty Boosh, etc). If you like absurd comedy, I suggest giving Toast of London a chance. From the pilot episode, it just gets better and better. And it was renewed for Season 2 which is just as brilliant as the first!


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