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Damn The Torpedoes!

BFBS Radio sketch show. 7 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2014 - 2016. Stars Alex Lowe, Alex Perkins, Debbie Arnold, Lewis Macleod, Rachel Esposti, Stephen Hope Wynne and Suzanne Bonetti.

Another series is in development.
Recording at RADA Studios. Tickets

Damn The Torpedoes!

Military themed radio sketch show for the British Forces Broadcasting Service

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2014 - 2016
Channel
BFBS Radio
Episodes
7   (1 pilot + 1 series)
Starring
Alex Lowe, Alex Perkins, Debbie Arnold, Lewis Macleod, Rachel Esposti, Stephen Hope Wynne and Suzanne Bonetti
Writers
Alison Pritchard, Angela Holford, Dan Sweryt, David Salisbury, Eleanor Green, Jamie Gladden, Neil Tollfree, Stephen Mawhinney and others
Producers
Alison Pritchard and Richard Hatch

A sketch show based on military themes taking a comic slant on life for UK Forces and their families around the world.

In the pilot episode, sketches included Action Man trying to obtain a discharge on medical grounds, a landlady inspecting Camp Bastion as the troops prepared to move out, fighter pilots arguing over call signs, and Roger Moore being mistaken for the real James Bond.

Also weaved into the show are totally inappropriate messages from loved ones to the front line and very dodgy operational safety advice. Barry from Watford reminisces in Barry's Battles and the show takes a light-hearted dig at joint operations with friendly forces.

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