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Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off

Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2002 - 2019
  • 31 episodes (5 series)

Radio sitcom starring Marcus Brigstocke as Giles Wemmbley Hogg, a upper-middle-class student ponce from Budleigh Salterton who travels the world. Also features Tom Goodman-Hill, Catherine Tate, Adrian Scarborough, Catherine Shepherd and Vincent Franklin

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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


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 26th March 2013 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 27th July 2014 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 20th March 2016 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

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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