Mister Winner

TV: Mister Winner, BBC Two

Spencer Jones has clearly become something of a hot property in TV circles in recent years. As a result he has landed not one, but two TV series, last year's The Mind of Herbert Clunkerdunk and now this, Mister Winner, in which following a 2017 pilot, Jones plays lovable loser Leslie Winner.


News: BBC Commissions Mister Winner Series Starring Spencer Jones

Following a successful pilot, broadcast as part of the Comedy Playhouse earlier this year, Mister Winner is set to return to BBC One for a six-part series in 2018. It stars Spencer Jones (Upstart Crow, Tim Vine Travels Through Time) as the ironically named Leslie Winner, who despite all the best intentions is forever finding himself in disastrous situations.


TV Review: Comedy Playhouse, Mister Winner, BBC1

Spencer Jones is certainly having a busy 2017. He has picked up a last-minute.com Edinburgh Comedy Award nomination for his latest Fringe show and has filmed three sitcoms. He was in last week’s Tim Vine pilot, he pitches up in the imminent new series of Upstart Crow and this week he had his own one-off showcase for his clownish talents, Mister Winner.

TV Preview: Comedy Playhouse, Mister Winner, BBC1

The latest BBC pilot, starring clownish Edinburgh Fringe favourite Spencer Jones, is a sitcom about a hapless but loveable and well-meaning man who is prone to accidents, complications and landing himself in unusual and often somewhat dangerous situations.

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