Hugh Bonneville.

A Short Gentleman

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2012. Stars Hugh Bonneville, James Hayes, Nichola McAuliffe, Josef Lindsay, Ewan Bailey, Katherine Jakeways, Tracy Wiles and Gerard McDermott.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Wednesday 4th January 2012

Robert sails through all his exams, but finding a girlfriend is more testing.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Wednesday 11th January 2012

Robert woos Elizabeth, by means of a putty-coloured carpet.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 18th January 2012

When dealing with his wife's lover, Robert employs his deadliest weapon: being a gentleman.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Wednesday 25th January 2012

Hugh Bonneville stars as Robert Purcell QC, a perfect specimen of the British Establishment, who applies faultless legal logic to his disastrous personal life.