The Man vs. Bee cast has the comedy legend Rowan Atkinson going back to tv with a short comedy series. He plays a man named Trevor who wants to get his life back together to have a good time with his daughter. Trevor gets hired for a housesitting job where everything turns into chaos when he is annoyed by a bee. He wages war against the bee while destroying almost everything in the house.
As well as Rowan Atkinson, the Man vs. Bee cast includes other familiar faces you might recognize. Here are the main cast members of the series in detail.
Rowan Atkinson as Trevor Bingley
As we already mentioned, Atkinson plays the lead character Trevor, an accident-prone father sworn to destroy a bee in a mansion with millions of dollars worth of objects. You know Atkinson from his legendary character Mr. Bean, seen in movies such as Bean (1997) and Mr. Bean’s Holiday (2007). He is also known for playing Johnny English in Johnny English (2003), Johnny English Reborn (2011), and Johnny English Strikes Again (2018).
The 67-year-old actor made the news around 2014 when he began an affair with then 32-year-old actress Louise Ford. Atkinson was married to Sunetra Sastry and had 2 children together. While married, Atkinson started an affair with Ford, who was also in a relationship with a different person. Both of them ended their relationships with previous partners and started dating. The duo is still together and has even a child.
Jing Lusi as Nina
Crazy Rich Asians’ Amanda Ling, Jing Lusi plays Nina, the woman who is one of the owners of the mansion Traver housesits in. Apart from Crazy Rich Asians, you might recognize her from Stan Lee’s Lucky Man (2016), The Feed (2019), and Gangs of London (2020). The actress is 37 years old and stated in an interview that she likes to keep her personal life private. We don’t know if she is dating anyone at the moment as she doesn’t even have Instagram, where we could have gotten some clues.
Julian Rhind-Tutt as Christian
Julian Rhind-Tutt plays Christian, Nina’s husband, who has hired thieves to get money from the insurance company. For Merlin fans, the actor is easily recognizable as he played Edwin Muirden, a sorcerer disguised as a physician seeking revenge from Gaius and Uther. He is also known for his role in Green Wing (2004-2006).
The actor is 54 years old and is married to Nataša Zajc, with whom he has a son named Lucian.
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Greg McHugh as Coleman
Greg McHugh plays Coleman, the gardener of the mansion in Man vs. Bee. The 42-year-old actor is the creator of the Scottish sitcom Gary: Tank Commander (2009-2012). He also starred in the British comedy Fresh Meat (2011-2016). McHugh (42) has a spouse, Katie McHugh, and 2 children.
India Fowler as Maddy
The young actress India Fowler plays Maddy, Trevor’s daughter. Fowler is only 17 years old, so she took part in a few productions such as White Lines (2020), Safe (2018), and Retaliation (2017).
Claudie Blakley as Jess
Claudie Blakley plays Maddie’s mom and Trevor’s ex-wife. Blakley played Charlotte in the 2005 film Pride & Prejudice. She is known for playing many recurring characters in various tv shows such as Flesh and Blood (2020), Manhunt (2019-2021), Grantchester (2016), The Driver (2014), and more. The 48-year-old actress is married to the 34-year-old actor Ross Anderson.
Tom Basden as Police Officer
The last person on the Man vs. Bee cast members list is Tom Basden, After Life’s Matt. Here, Basden plays the role of a police officer who comes to check the house after neighbors complain about what’s happening in the mansion. Apart from After Life, he also played in Plebs (2013-2019), Mandy (2020-2022), and Here We Go (2020-2022). Not much is known about the personal life of Basden (41).