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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 3 - Bolivia

Giles arrives in Bolivia to do some bird spotting and within hours is causing mayhem. It's not long before he's behind bars.

Further details

Giles is in the Bolivian rainforest, in search of the mythical bird known as "Tuttuk Chupchaka". Along the way he's machine-gunned by loggers, tips his canoe into the Amazon, shoots an innocent monkey and breaks up an international cocaine ring with a spoon and a length or elastic. All without taking off his Charterhouse rugger shirt.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 30th July 2002
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Marcus Brigstocke Giles Wemmbley Hogg
    Tom Goodman-Hill Puffy Lympstone-Gough
    Guest cast
    Rebecca Front Harriet Gloucester
    Arturo Venegas Juan
    Steffanie Pitt Juanita
    Xevi Fernandez Jailor
    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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