Flywheel, Shyster And Flywheel. Groucho Marx as Waldorf T Flywheel (Michael Roberts). Copyright: BBC.

Flywheel, Shyster And Flywheel

BBC Radio 4 sitcom recreating lost Marx Brothers scripts. 18 episodes (3 series), 1990 - 1992. Stars Michael Roberts, Frank Lazarus, Lorelei King, Graham Hoadly and Vincent Marzello.

Series 2, Episode 3 - Ravelli Goes To Jail

Can crooked lawyer Waldorf T Flywheel free his jailed assistant Ravelli?

Broadcast details

Saturday 25th May 1991
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael Roberts Groucho Marx as Waldorf T Flywheel
Frank Lazarus Chico Marx as Emmanuel Ravellias
Lorelei King Ensemble Actor
Graham Hoadly Ensemble Actor
Vincent Marzello Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Nat Perrin Writer
Arthur Sheekman Writer
Mark Brisenden Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Dirk Maggs Producer

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