DMs Are Open
DMs Are Open

DMs Are Open

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4 Extra / BBC Radio 4
  • 2022 - 2024
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

A sketch show hosted by Athena Kugblenu and Ali Official that accepts submissions from the public. Also features Stevie Martin and Ali Shahalom.

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Series 2, Episode 7 - The Storm

Hosts Ali Official and Athena Kugblenu are joined by Tatty MacLeod, Freya Mallard and Patrick Spicer for an episode of the sketch show written by public submissions.

Broadcast details

Friday 30th June 2023
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Cast & crew

Athena Kugblenu Host / Presenter
Ali Shahalom (as Ali Official) Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Ali Panting Voicenote
Peter Tellouche Voicenote
Arfie Mansfield Voicenote
Alex Prescot Voicenote
Josie Throup Actor
Tatty Macleod (as Tatty MacLeod) Ensemble Actor
Freya Mallard Ensemble Actor
Patrick Spicer Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Kit Foxley Writer
Alex Prescot Writer
Twon Rue Writer
Peter Tellouche Writer
Jas Bahia Writer
David Duncan Writer
Iain Christie Writer
Kate Dehnert Writer
Ali Panting Writer
Emerald Paston Writer
Katharine Armitage Writer
Liam Kelly Writer
Stuart Doherty Writer
Keiron Nicholson Writer
Annie Hammond Writer
Arfie Mansfield Writer
Freya Mallard Writer
Ben Moore Writer
Donald Wilson Falconer Writer
Josie Throup Writer
Gemma Arrowsmith Script Editor
Simon Alcock Script Editor
Production team
Rajiv Karia Producer
Caroline Barlow Assistant Producer
Joshan Chana Sound Designer

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