Neil Pearson
Brian Gulliver's Travels

Brian Gulliver's Travels

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4 Extra / BBC Radio 4
  • 2011 - 2012
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Brian Gulliver, a travel documentary presenter, has been missing for six years. He's now in mental hospital because of his bizarre adventures. Stars Neil Pearson, Mariah Gale and Paul Bhattacharjee.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 2 - Lessington

This week Brian talks about his adventures in Lessington-on-Sea, where ignorance reigns and everyone wants everything now, and the nearby town of Fewington where everyone is pretentious, intellectual and very strict with grammar.

Broadcast details

Monday 2nd July 2012
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 2nd July 2012 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 3rd July 2012 2:00am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 8th July 2012 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 8th July 2012 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 22nd August 2012 11:30am Radio 4
Thursday 12th February 2015 11:00pm Radio 4
Thursday 19th February 2015 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 19th February 2015 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 15th December 2016 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 15th July 2018 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 7th April 2022 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 16th October 2023 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Neil Pearson Brian Gulliver
Mariah Gale Rachel Gulliver
Guest cast
Joanna Bobin (as Jo Bobin) Cheryl
Fergus Craig Policeman
Colin Hoult Policeman
Patrick Brennan Guide
Christine Absalom Shop Assistant
Harry Livingstone Waiter
Sam Alexander Robert
Bill Dare Audience member
Sharon Leonard Audience member
Writing team
Bill Dare Writer
Production team
Steven Canny Producer

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