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.

Zurich, Episode 1 - Zurich: Part One

As Martin decides whether to take his new job, is this the end for MJN Air? And just what has Arthur painted on the side of the van?

Further details

The cast and crew of MJN Air discover that whether it's choosing an ice-cream flavour, putting a princess in a van or remembering your grandmother's name, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 23rd December 2014
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Benedict Cumberbatch Martin
Roger Allam Douglas
Stephanie Cole Carolyn
John Finnemore Arthur
Anthony Head Herc
Guest cast
Timothy West Gordon Shappey
Matilda Ziegler Princess Theresa
Dan Tetsell Karl
Gordon Kennedy Bruce Fraser
Jonathan Kydd The Auctioneer
Writing team
John Finnemore Writer
Production team
David Tyler Producer


Arthur shows off his new ice cream van

Arthur has got a new ice cream - complete with a Disney character that looks slightly off.

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Featuring: Benedict Cumberbatch (Martin), Roger Allam (Douglas), John Finnemore (Arthur).


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