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 2, Episode 3 - The Little Black Shorts

Beauty starts a romance with the handsome but somewhat immature Leon. She also deals with a relationship at the other end of life's journey when she is sent by her agency to look after a warring elderly couple.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 20th April 2011
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 15th July 2014 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 15th July 2014 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 16th December 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 27th August 2017 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 6th April 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 20th April 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 4th May 2021 7:00am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 4th May 2021 5:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 5th May 2021 5:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 24th March 2023 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Jocelyn Jee Esien Beauty Olonga
Indira Joshi Mrs Gupte
Paul Sharma Anil
Guest cast
Geoffrey Palmer Frank
Phyllida Law Joan
Lloyd Thomas Leon
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Nicola Sanderson Writer
Production team
Tilusha Ghelani Producer

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