An Award-winning bittersweet comedy-drama about a group of outsiders living on society's margins, Derek centers around Derek Noakes (a tender, innocent man whose love for his job at a retirement home shines through. Derek cares deeply for the home's residents, because they are kind and funny and tell him stories of what life used to be like. Working alongside Derek is Dougie his landlord who is one of life's unlucky individuals; Kev a loveable train wreck; and Hannah a care worker in the home and Derek's best friend. She is smart, witty and hardworking, but unlucky in love, and, like Derek, always puts other people first.
When a documentary team visits the retirement home where he works,kindly,simple, middle-aged Derek is delighted as he loves reality TV - especially Secret Millionaire - and has 35,000 autographs. Douglas,his co-worker and landlord,is less impressed. In the course of the day Derek falls into a pond,sets up his friend Hannah with a date with a handsome visitor and takes the death of a resident to heart.
Rating: 7.70/10 (avg out of 2363 votes)
Derek Airs: Thursday
Derek Status: Ended
DEREK - General Information
Series Premiere: January 30, 2013 Classification: Scripted Genre: Action | Comedy | Drama Network: Channel 4 Airs: Thursday at 10:00 pm Runtime: 30 Minutes
DEREK - Season 1 -- 6 Episodes
1x1 -- Jan 30, 2013 -- Episode 1 1x2 -- Feb 06, 2013 -- Episode 2 1x3 -- Feb 13, 2013 -- Episode 3 1x4 -- Feb 20, 2013 -- Episode 4 1x5 -- Feb 27, 2013 -- Episode 5 1x6 -- Mar 06, 2013 -- Episode 6