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Cabin Pressure. Image shows from L to R: Arthur (John Finnemore), Douglas (Roger Allam), Carolyn (Stephanie Cole), Martin (Benedict Cumberbatch). Copyright: Pozzitive Productions.

Cabin Pressure

BBC Radio 4 sitcom set around the world's smallest airline. 27 episodes (4 series), 2008 - 2014. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Roger Allam, Stephanie Cole, John Finnemore and others.

Series 4, Episode 3 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Sunday at 10:30pm

Production Details

Production company

Pozzitive Productions

Also known as

Jet Lag (Working title)

Cabin Pressure At Christmas

Theme tune is the overture from Ruslan and Lyudmila by Mikhail Glinka.
Laugh track
Live audience


Series 2 recorded 7th & 28th June, 12th July 2009. Christmas Special recorded 7th November 2010. Series 3 recorded 11th and 13th April 2011 at The Drill Hill, and 29th April at The Shaw Theatre. Series 4 recorded 2 December 2012, 16 December 2012 and 6 January 2013 at RADA Studios. Final special recorded 23rd February 2014 at RADA Studios.

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 2nd July 2008 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30am
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 24th December 2014 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 4 Episode 3: Sunday at 10:30pm on Radio 4 Extra

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