Uncle is a British sitcom written and directed by Oliver Refson & Lilah Vandenburgh. A pilot episode was first broadcast on Channel 4 in December 2012, before the show was commissioned by BBC Three. The first episode from the series, a remake of the pilot, aired on 13 January 2014. Uncle stars Nick Helm, Daisy Haggard, Elliot Speller-Gillott and Sydney Rae White. The show was renewed for a second series, and it began on BBC Three on 10 February 2015.
In December 2015 it was announced that the programme would return for a third series. Series 3 was announced as the final series by Nick Helm on Twitter. It started on 1 January 2017 on BBC Three on the BBC iPlayer and then the television main release on BBC One on 6 January 2017.