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Pete is an average bloke - apart from his lying, selfishness and laziness. But what really sets Pete apart is the two sports commentators who analyse every move he makes...

About the Show

Pete is an average bloke - apart from his lying, selfishness and laziness. But what really sets Pete apart is the two sports commentators who analyse every move he makes...

Series 1 Summary

Rafe Spall stars as Pete, the struggling sports writer who's also a bit of an arse. And the sports commentators analysing his life aren't slow to point out exactly how and where he's going wrong...

  • Episode 1 - Eco Warrior

    To get out of a trip to Amsterdam Pete claims that he won't fly, inadvertently impressing a young lady with his green credentials. Which means he's going to have to make a few changes to his life...

  • Episode 2 - Fankoo

    Pete goes to a party where his friend and rival, Jake, reveals an intimate detail about his sex life. Pete promises to keep it a secret and then proceeds to tells everyone.

  • Episode 3 - Older Woman

    Pete meets an attractive older lady at an art auction, and they hit it off. But being a 'toy boy' results in complications...

  • Episode 4 - Marriage of Convenience

    Pete realises that he's too selfish and decides to turn his life around. His first altruistic act is to agree to a visa marriage.

  • Episode 5 - Ollie's Girlfriend

    Pete finally gets a decent sports writing job but it's on the basis of a pretend relationship with his best mate's girlfriend. Problems ensue when an office romance blossoms...

Pete Versus Life synopsis

Pete is an average bloke - apart from his lying, selfishness and laziness. But what really sets Pete apart is the two sports commentators who analyse every move he makes...

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2 Series, 11 Episodes