Double Science. Image shows from L to R: Colin Jackson (Ben Willbond), Kenneth Farley-Pitman (Justin Edwards). Copyright: BBC.

Double Science

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 6 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2007 - 2008. Stars Ben Willbond, Justin Edwards, Raza Jaffrey, Rebecca Front and Margaret Cabourn-Smith.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Pilot

When the head of science dies of a heart attack, his replacement is determined to revitalise the department. Colin and Kenneth must deal with their new boss and the constant harassment by Danny Woods, the pretentious drama teacher who cannot resist goading them.


This was the pilot episode. It was first broadcast in July 2007. It was repeated on Wednesday 14th May 2008 as the first episode of the first series.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 4th July 2007
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ben Willbond Colin Jackson
    Justin Edwards Kenneth Farley-Pitman
    Raza Jaffrey Danny Woods
    Rebecca Front Dr Alison Hatton
    Raza Jaffrey Anish
    Guest cast
    Beth Cordingly Donna
    Dustin Demri-Burns Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Ben Willbond Writer
    Justin Edwards Writer
    Production team
    Adam Bromley Producer

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