Chambers. Image shows from L to R: Hilary Tripping (James Fleet), John Fuller-Carp (John Bird), Ruth Quirke (Sarah Lancashire). Copyright: BBC
Chambers

Chambers

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1996 - 1999
  • 14 episodes (3 series)

Legal comedy. Machiavellian Head of Chambers John Fuller-Carp's misadventures as he schemes to become a QC. Stars John Bird, James Fleet, Jonathan Kydd, Lesley Sharp and Sarah Lancashire

Chambers. Image shows from L to R: Ruth Quirke (Lesley Sharp), Hilary Tripping (James Fleet), Clive Coleman, John Fuller-Carp (John Bird). Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1996 - 1999
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
14 (3 series)
Stars
John Bird, James Fleet, Jonathan Kydd, Lesley Sharp and Sarah Lancashire
Writer
Clive Coleman
Producer
Paul Schlesinger
Companies

Chambers is a BBC Radio 4 sitcom from the late 1990s about an ambitious lawyer, John Fuller-Carp, as he repeatedly compromised both moral and legal principles in his quest to become a QC.

Starring John Bird in the main role, James Fleet played Hilary Tripping, with Lesley Sharp (Series 1) and Sarah Lancashire (Series 2 & 3) as Ruth Quirke. Jonathan Kydd played chambers clerk Vince Griffiths.

Additional details

Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 17th April 1996 at 12:25pm on BBC Radio 4
Next repeats
  1. Series 2, Episode 1: Tuesday at 9:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Series 2, Episode 1: Tuesday at 4:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Series 2, Episode 1: Wednesday 25th May at 4:30am on Radio 4 Extra
Most recent repeats

Share this page