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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

Date
Tuesday 30th July 2002
Time
6:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
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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