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Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about a posh man. 31 episodes (5 series), 2002 - 2019. Stars Marcus Brigstocke, Tom Goodman-Hill, Catherine Tate, Adrian Scarborough and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Sudan

A naive son of Budleigh Salterton, Giles Wemmbley-Hogg goes fishing in the Sudan.

Further details

Giles goes off to The Sudan because he's heard the fishing is good. Along the way, he accidently spears a chicken, accidently digs a big hole, accidently bumps into a lake full of flamingos and accidently bumps into what can only be described as... Sandi Toksvig.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 16th July 2002
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Marcus Brigstocke Giles Wemmbley Hogg
    Guest cast
    Nadim Sawalha Ibrahim
    Shadia Ibrahim Fatima
    Raad Rawi Policeman
    Essam Edriss Taxi Man
    Emma Pierson Fiona
    Dave Lamb Sven
    Sandi Toksvig Self
    Writing team
    Marcus Brigstocke Writer
    Jeremy Salsby Writer
    Graeme Garden Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    David Tyler Director
    David Tyler Producer

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