Beauty Of Britain. Beauty Olonga (Jocelyn Jee Esien). Copyright: BBC
Beauty Of Britain

Beauty Of Britain

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2009 - 2012
  • 18 episodes (3 series)

Radio sitcom by Christopher Douglas and Nicola Sanderson. Jocelyn Jee Esien stars as an upbeat carer of the nation's elderly. Stars Jocelyn Jee Esien, Felicity Montagu, Indira Joshi, Paul Sharma and Nicola Sanderson

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Seagulls Over Sue Ryder

Beauty discovers the glories of Weston-super-Mare's charity shops and experiences the disappointment of her first British funeral.

Further details

Beauty says: "The British have no trouble showing their feelings in a traffic jam or when a soap star who they do not know cannot dance on ice, but when a member of their family passes away, it is hard to tell which ones are still alive and who is dead."

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 5th October 2009
Time
11:30am
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 11th April 2012 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 11th April 2012 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 23rd September 2013 9:30am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 24th September 2013 2:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 29th March 2015 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 29th March 2015 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 30th March 2015 3:00am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 8th November 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 9th September 2018 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 3rd March 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Cast
Jocelyn Jee Esien Beauty Olonga
Felicity Montagu Sally
Indira Joshi Mrs Gupte
Paul Sharma Anil
Guest cast
Pippa Haywood Jill
Malcolm Tierney Mr Collinson
Dan Tetsell Minister Lee
Nicola Sanderson Ensemble Actor
Christopher Douglas Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Nicola Sanderson Writer
Production team
Tilusha Ghelani Producer

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