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Elephants To Catch Eels

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. 12 episodes (2 series), 2003 - 2004. Stars Lucy Speed, John Bowe, Andrew McGibbon, Cameron Stewart, Martin Hyder and Mark Felgate.

Elephants To Catch Eels - The Complete Series 1-2

Elephants To Catch Eels - The Complete Series 1-2

The complete Series 1 and 2 of the BBC Radio comedy set in an 18th-century Cornish village.

In the first series, Tamsyn Trelawny's band of 18th-century Cornish smugglers try to outwit customs officers, a hairy folk band helps Tamsyn and the Cornish smugglers to escape the law and Tamsyn tries to keep her love-life out of the scandal rags. Also, when a new rival appears in town, Tamsyn tries to quit then, finally, Tamsyn joins customs men to stop Courageous Kate from marrying her dad.

In the second series, smuggler Tamsyn Trelawny wants to win 'Peasants Personality of the Year', her head is turned by hunky new band of outlaws 'Boyz 2 Rob' and Tamsyn tries to escape from the clutches of French revolutionaries. It's also Jesters' Relief Week - but must Cornish smuggler Tamsyn raise funds for Devonians? Also, smuggler Jago is kidnapped. But can he survive in polite city society? And, lastly, there's a surprise for Tamsyn - and confusion aboard a boat to France.

First released: Thursday 19th December 2019

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