FATHER FIGURE

Father Figure - Jason Byrne Image Name: Father Figure - Jason Byrne Description: Programme Name: Father Figure - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. Generics) - Embargoed for publication until: n/a - Picture Shows: Tom (JASON BYRNE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Idil Sukan

Series One – Episode Three

Short – HOUSE HUSBAND OF THE YEAR – Tom’s first to admit he’s no domestic God but when a national competition to find The House Husband Of The Year is announced he gets dragged into a rigorous training schedule with his Mum as trainer

Family man Tom Whyte, played by Jason Byrne, is a man who tries to be the best dad he can to his two sons while his wife works full time – but chaos in the Whyte family household is never far away especially when a national victory is at stake. Tom is first to admit he’s no domestic God, but when a national competition to find The House Husband Of The Year is announced, he is dragged into a rigorous training schedule.  With his competitive mother Mary as his trainer and the assistance of Pat, Roddy, Elaine and his sons, Tom eventually finds his inner Mammy and goes head-to-head with his neighbour Tim (played by Tim Downie) in the gripping final.  But as always in the Whyte family, things don’t run quite to plan and a surprise outcome in the final could see Tom’s hard work scuppered