The Outlaws (Series 1-3)

Comedy thriller starring creator, writer and director Stephen Merchant alongside Christopher Walken, Rhianne Barreto, Gamba Cole, Darren Boyd, Clare Perkins, Eleanor Tomlinson and Jessica Gunning as seven strangers from different walks of life, forced together to complete a Community Payback sentence in Bristol. All three series have been made at The Bottle Yard Studios.

Sets built at the Studios have included Frank’s daughter’s house, Greg’s apartment, Myrna’s flat, Halloran & Sons offices, probation offices, police cells and interview rooms. Bristol Film Office has assisted with locations across the city, including the central settings of Sea Mills Community Centre (Series One and Two) and St Werburgh’s City Farm (Series Three).


  • Format: TV

  • Genre: Drama, Comedy Thriller

  • Released: 2021 – 2024

  • Channel: BBC One/Amazon Prime Video

  • Production companies: Big Talk Studios, Four Eyes Productions

  • Writers: Stephen Merchant, Elgin James, John Butler

  • Directors: Stephen Merchant & John Butler (Series 1-3); Alicia Macdonald (Series 2), Curtis Vowell (Series 3)

  • Producers: Nickie Sault (Series 1), Fran du Pille (Series 2 & 3)

Trailer (Series Three)

Trailer (Series Two)

Trailer (Series One)