ElvenQuest. Image shows from L to R: Penthiselea (Ingrid Oliver), Sam (Stephen Mangan), Lord Darkness (Alistair McGowan). Copyright: BBC.


BBC Radio 4 sitcom set in a fantasy world. 24 episodes (4 series), 2009 - 2013. Stars Stephen Mangan, Dave Lamb, Darren Boyd, Kevin Eldon and others.

Series 4, Episode 2 - The Magnificent Five

The search for the Sword of Asnagar is put on hold when the Questers are asked to protect a village that is being constantly being attacked by an evil bandit and his minions.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 19th February 2013
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Stephen Mangan Sam
Dave Lamb Amis
Darren Boyd Vidar
Kevin Eldon Dean
Ingrid Oliver Penthiselea
Alistair McGowan Lord Darkness
Kevin Eldon Kreech
Guest cast
Chris Pavlo Hilario
Writing team
Anil Gupta Writer
Richard Pinto Writer
Production team
Sam Michell Producer

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • Broadcast details of 4 further repeats of this episode

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?