- 2015 - 2016
- BBC Radio 4
- 6 (2 series)
- Deborah Frances-White, Alex Lowe, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Laurence Dobiesz, Thom Tuck, Celia Pacquola and Cariad Lloyd
- Deborah Frances-White
- Alan Nixon
Comedian Deborah Frances-White shares her extraordinary true life stories with each gripping tale seeing her roll the dice with her own life.
Supported by a cast of comedians including Thom Tuck, Alex Lowe, Celia Pacquola and Cariad Lloyd, Deborah Frances-White reveals monumental events in her life such the such as the search for her birth parents and escaping a cult. The programme mixes reality and comedy as she retells her true-life stories.
The radio show first evolved from her Edinburgh show Half a Can of Worms which told the story of how Deborah, who was adopted when she was only ten days old, went on a round-the-clock treasure hunt to find her birth family.
In Series 2, Deborah's quest spans the globe revealing a cast of eccentric characters from the Trenchcoat Detective Agency to the Australian Salvation Army, locally known as the Salvos.
- Production company
- Laugh track
- Live audience
- First broadcast
- Monday 13th April 2015 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30am
- Last new broadcast
- Friday 14th October 2016 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30am
- Length of episodes
- 30 minutes
- Last repeat
- Thursday 28th January 2021 at 5:00am on Radio 4 Extra