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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 4 - The Arctic

Frozen fiascos are afoot, as the dim student traveller sails with Greenpeace after winning a cereal packet competition.

Further details

Giles finds himself trapped on the Arctic Ice with nothing but a stick of Pepperami for comfort. He has to deal with the endless cold, the ever-present threat of polar bears, a painstaking Science research project, a lack of sunlight and, worst of all, an American.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 6th August 2002
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Marcus Brigstocke Giles Wemmbley Hogg
Guest cast
Paul Shearer Bjorn
Mel Giedroyc Helga
Lorelei King Judith
Clive Russell Glenn
Kerry Shale Annowalk
Daphne Cheung Kim
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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