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Chronic Aversion To Conflict Causes Friction In Avoidance A Britbox Exclusive

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Beta male Jonathan's, chronic aversion to conflict causes friction in his family life in new comedy-drama - new and exclusive to BritBox SA

By Underground Press

Published Monday, 28 August 2023 14:22

Avoidance  (new & exclusive to BritBox) 
Season 1 
Thursday 14 September 2023 

Double BAFTA-winning comedian Romesh Ranganathan (The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan, The Cynic) writes and stars in new comedy-drama Avoidance, about a man with severe conflict-avoidance issues who runs away with his son when his wife announces she’s leaving him. 

Newly separated Jonathan (Ranganathan) has no home, no friends and no ambition. Can a slightly useless single dad find some much-needed backbone? This warm-hearted comedy co-stars some of the biggest hitters on the current UK comedy scene, including Jessica Knappett (The Inbetweeners, Ghosts) and Mandeep Dhillon (After Life, Peacock). 

“This gentle, truthful, beautifully performed comedy about the ultimate beta male is painful in its accuracy – and will speak to so many of us.” – The Guardian 

The BritBox app is now available in South Africa on the DStv Explora Ultra and Streama devices and as an add-to-bill option for all DStv subscribers. The app is also available on Android TV, including enabled Smart TVs, Google Chromecast with GoogleTV, Nvidia Shield, MiBox and MiStick, plus Android and Apple mobile/tablets, FireTV, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV and selected Hisense, Toshiba and OEM branded VIDAA smart TVs. Enjoy one week’s free trial, sign up at R99,99 per month and register for email updates at

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Updated on:
>> Monday, 28 August 2023 14:22

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About Avoidence

A man with severe conflict-avoidance issues is forced to change for his son's sake.