Image shows from L to R: Peter Bowles, Bernard Cribbins, Enn Reitel, Bill Wallis
Angry Old Men

Angry Old Men

  • Radio comedy drama
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1996
  • 1 episode

Comedy drama by David Renwick, creator of One Foot in the Grave. Four formerly daring comic heroes are reunited after 30 years. Stars Peter Bowles, Annette Crosbie, Bernard Cribbins, Enn Reitel, Bill Wallis and more.

Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1996
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Stars
Peter Bowles, Annette Crosbie, Bernard Cribbins, Enn Reitel, Bill Wallis, Helen Atkinson-Wood, Lucy Tregear, Christopher Ryan and more
Writer
David Renwick
Director
Nigel Bryant
Companies

What happens to the stars of outrageous, ground-breaking TV comedy as the years go by?

Four formerly daring comic heroes Douglas Doyle, Felix Fox, Vernon Rees and George Simon, plus their sidekick, Iris Gray are now old and embittered. Re-united for one eventful night, 30 years on, they face some startling home truths.

Additional details

Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 14th October 1996 at 7:45pm on BBC Radio 4
Episode length
90 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Monday 7th September 2015 at 4:00am on Radio 4 Extra
  • Sunday 6th September 2015 at 4:00pm on Radio 4 Extra

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