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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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