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 Anthony Head.

Series 2, Episode 1 - Helsinki

Carolyn and her sister haven't spoken for 15 years. Which is why Arthur has invited her to a party on board, together with 500 Euros-worth of smuggled orchids.


Trivia from John Finnemore's blog

Broadcast details

Friday 17th July 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Benedict Cumberbatch Martin
Roger Allam Douglas
Stephanie Cole Carolyn
John Finnemore Arthur
Guest cast
Alison Steadman Ruth Gregson
Matt Green Kieran Gregson
Simon Greenall Milo (Customs Officer)
Writing team
John Finnemore Writer
Production team
David Tyler Producer

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