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

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 5 - The American

The arrival of a star US lawyer prompts stuffy John Fuller-Carp to copy his sharp tactics.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 15th May 1996
Time
12:25pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 8th March 2012 7:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 8th March 2012 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 9th March 2012 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 31st January 2014 7:00am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 31st January 2014 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 1st February 2014 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 6th September 2016 9:30am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 6th September 2016 4:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 7th September 2016 4:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 17th February 2020 7:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 17th February 2020 5:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 18th February 2020 5:00am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 18th April 2022 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 18th April 2022 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 18th April 2022 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Cast
John Bird John Fuller-Carp
James Fleet Hilary Tripping
Jonathan Kydd Vince Griffiths
Lesley Sharp Ruth Quirke
Guest cast
David Harewood Thurman Berkley
Writing team
Clive Coleman Writer
Production team
Paul Schlesinger Producer

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