The Real Extras

Episode Guide

Episode Guide

Hooligans and Prostitutes

Series 1 · Episode 1

Life as a film star seems impossibly glamorous. Life as a film extra is very probably not. The Real Extras follows the journey of a casting for a new British gangster flick.

Brit Flick

Series 1 · Episode 2

It’s a busy day down at the casting suite. Leading casting director Paul de Freitas is frantic in his search for a glamorous girl for new Brit flick Clubbing to Death.

Totally Magazine

Series 1 · Episode 3

The search is on for the face of a new magazine, and it’s former Radio One legend Bruno Brookes who is making the big decision…

Casualty & Cuba

Series 1 · Episode 4

Sometimes an extra’s life is a fabulous one! The search is on for a Marilyn Monroe and an Einstein look-a-like for a soft drink commercial to be shot in glamorous Havana…

Heartbeat & Zombie Movie

Series 1 · Episode 5

Dozens of extras rise from the dead and descend on central London in their pursuit of a role in a new zombie movie.

Animals & Charity Single

Series 1 · Episode 6

They say never work with animals or children, but new, highly rated rock band Mother Volpine don’t have much of a choice.