Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off. Giles Wemmbley Hogg (Marcus Brigstocke). Copyright: Pozzitive Productions.

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 4, Episode 1 - Greece

Giles Wemmbley Hogg returns, having set up his own travel company. A struggle takes place between the Apollonian and Dionysian principles, as Giles travels to Greece on a desperate rescue mission and eats far too much halloumi.

Further details

He's back; but this time, he's got a computer! Budleigh Salterton's most famous citizen has been grounded by both the Home Office and his father, so he's set up GWH Travvel - two 'm's, two 'g's, two 'v's (a bit of a mix up at the printers).

Run from his bedroom in Budleigh Salterton, with the help of his feckless mate Toby Buntstick and the hindrance of his sister Charlotte, it's a one-stop travel-advice-events-management-website service, where each week, his schemes range far and wide.

Whether it's roaming the country lecturing would-be overlanders on how to pack a rucksack or finding someone a zebra for a corporate promotion, GWH Travvel stays true to its motto - "we do it all, so you won't want to".

Broadcast details

Monday 14th December 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Marcus Brigstocke Giles Wemmbley Hogg
Adrian Scarborough Mr Timmis
Catherine Shepherd Charlotte Wemmbley Hogg
Guest cast
Jack Klaff Professor Bakoyannis
James Bachman Jeremy
Mark Evans Luke
Nina Millns Aphrodite
Chris Pavlo Colonel Yiannis
Writing team
Marcus Brigstocke Writer
Jeremy Salsby Writer
Production team
David Tyler Director
David Tyler Producer


Series 4, Episode 1 Preview: Greece

Giles has some problems with some ex-philosophy students in Greece.

Featuring: Marcus Brigstocke (Giles Wemmbley Hogg), Jack Klaff (Professor Bakoyannis), James Bachman (Jeremy), Mark Evans (Luke).


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