Cheaters cast: who stars with Joshua McGuire in BBC series, plot and how many episodes are there?

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Cheaters follows the fallout from a one night stand after the couple in question are thrown into an impossible situation

BBC romantic comedy Cheaters has already been a hit with viewers with its unconventional bitesize episodes.

The show follows two couples after a drunken night and the drama that ensues after the event.

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Cheaters brings together some familiar faces as well as newbies to the screen and is a hit with fans of other rom-com shows such as Starstruck and Lovesick.

Here’s everything you need to know about the show.

What is Cheaters about?

The show, created by Oliver Lyttelton, follows two unlucky travellers, Josh and Fola, who connect after a cancelled flight leads to a chance meeting.

A few drinks later and Josh and Fola find themselves under the sheets.

They tell each other that they have a partner waiting for them, with the pair agreeing to keeping their drunken escapades at the airport.

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However, their agreement turns out to be a logistical nightmare not too long after the event, with Fola unknowingly buying the house across the street from Josh.

Not only that but Josh’s partner Esther and Fola’s partner Zack want to become friends, meaning that the pair who promised that what happened at the airport stays at the airport find themselves drawn into each other’s lives.

Who is in the Cheaters cast?

The show’s cast is littled with familiar faces from the British comedy scene and beyond.

Josh is played by Joshua McGuire, known for his roses in Lovesick, Misfits and Richard Curtis rom-com About Time.

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Fola is played by Susan Wokoma, and rose to fame with her rose as Edith in Netflix’s Enola Holmes.

She is due to reprise her role in the sequel to the Sherlock Holmes spin off.

Esther, Josh’s partner in the show, is played by Callie Cooke, who is known for her roles as Islene in Britannia and Kimberly Doyle in The Stranger.

Fola’s partner Zack is played by Jack Fox, who played Ralph, a snobby friend of Jack Whitehall’s J.P, in Channel 4 student comedy Fresh Meat.

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Jack also appeared as Nico Eltham in Sky’s Riviera, alongside Julia Stiles.

How long is each episode of Cheaters and how many are there?

The show has taken an unconventional choice to create short episodes, making it perfect for a binging session.

Each episode is only 10 minutes and with 18 episodes in the series, it would only take 180 minutes or 3 hours to complete a full binge watch of the show.

When is Cheaters on?

The show began airing on Tuesday 8 February.

Cheaters will be available to watch on BBC1 from 10:35pm on Tuesday 15 February, and will air weekly in the same time slot.

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All episodes are currently available on the BBC iPlayer if you do prefer to binge the show.

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