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 4, Episode 2 - Uskerty

Carolyn and Martin get into an argument, and Douglas and Arthur get to play with an airport.


John Finnemore talks more about this episode on his blog. He says "Getting the Douglas and Arthur story right was blue murder." There is also a photo of his notebook, and a transcript of the deleted final scene which wasn't heard on the radio.

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 16th January 2013
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Benedict Cumberbatch Martin
    Roger Allam Douglas
    Stephanie Cole Carolyn
    John Finnemore Arthur
    Guest cast
    Marian McLoughlin Breeda
    Robert Wilfort Gerry
    John O'Mahony Farmer Fisher
    Writing team
    John Finnemore Writer
    Production team
    David Tyler Producer

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