ElvenQuest - Production Details

ElvenQuest. Image shows from L to R: Penthiselea (Sophie Winkleman), Sam (Stephen Mangan), Lord Darkness (Alistair McGowan). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

"Radio sitcom about a fantasy novelist who is whisked away to a parallel universe. Stars include Stephen Mangan and Alistair McGowan"

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Comedy Details
Comedy Type:Radio Sitcom
Alternate Names:Elven's Quest (Working Title); Elvenquest; Elven Quest
Tagline(s):An epic story of adventure, kinship, romance - and dog biscuits
Broadcast:Wed 29th April 2009 - Tue 19th March 2013  (Radio 4)
Episode Count:24 (4 series)
Production Company :British Broadcasting Corporation
Recording Locations:First series recorded 21st & 27th January, and 13th February 2009. Second series recorded 7th, 8th and 9th September 2010. Third series record on 9th, 10th and 11th September 2011. 4th series 15, 20 January, 3 February 2013. All at the BBC Radio Theatre.
Laugh Track:YES, Live Audience
Regular Cast
Stephen Mangan ... Sam
Dave Lamb ... Amis
Darren Boyd ... Vidar
Kevin Eldon ... Dean
Sophie Winkleman ... Penthiselea (Series 1-3)
Ingrid Oliver ... Penthiselea (Series 4)
Alistair McGowan ... Lord Darkness
Kevin Eldon ... Kreech
Chris Pavlo ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 1)
Writing Team
James Cary ... Writer (Series 4)
Anil Gupta ... Writer
Richard Pinto ... Writer
Production Team
Anil Gupta ... Producer (Series 1)
Paul Schlesinger ... Producer (Series 1)
Sam Michell ... Producer

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