Bad Salsa. Image shows from L to R: Chippy (Jessie Cave), Jill (Natasha Little), Terri (Camille Coduri). Copyright: BBC
Bad Salsa

Bad Salsa

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2014 - 2017
  • 10 episodes (3 series)

Comedy that follows three women as they embrace the world of salsa while adjusting to life after cancer. Stars Camille Coduri, Natasha Little, Sharon Rooney, Jessie Cave, Andrew Obeney and more.

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Series 2, Episode 2 - Jumping the Shark

Marco's sister is less than impressed by Terri, Jill is still wavering, and Chippy has had a tussle with a shark, apparently.

Further details

Chippy is daunted by the prospect of telling her new love-interest that she has had cancer, Jill is feeling insecure about herself, and Terri is considering moving to Cuba with new boyfriend Marco.

A night of salsa should offer a welcome escape for the three friends, until Marco's high-flying younger sister turns up and is less-than-impressed by Terri...

Broadcast details

Wednesday 20th January 2016
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 5th July 2017 11:30am Radio 4
Wednesday 2nd August 2017 11:30am Radio 4
Monday 22nd April 2019 7:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 22nd April 2019 5:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 23rd April 2019 5:00am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 15th November 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Camille Coduri Terri
Natasha Little Jill
Sharon Rooney Chippy
Andrew Obeney Gordon
Derek Elroy Marco
Joe Johnsey Joel
Emily Chase Georgie
Matt Houlihan Tim
Guest cast
Ayesha Antoine Elaine
Writing team
Kay Stonham Writer
Production team
Alison Vernon-Smith Producer

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