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Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off

Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2002 - 2019
  • 31 episodes (5 series)

Radio sitcom starring Marcus Brigstocke as Giles Wemmbley Hogg, a upper-middle-class student ponce from Budleigh Salterton who travels the world. Also features Tom Goodman-Hill, Catherine Tate, Adrian Scarborough, Catherine Shepherd and Vincent Franklin

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Series 4, Episode 2 - Lapland

Giles visits Iceland and buys some frozen food for his trip to Lapland. He also learns that, when hunting with shotguns, it's good to know the difference between an elk and an elf.

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Broadcast details

Monday 21st December 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 18th August 2010 11:30pm Radio 4
Wednesday 25th December 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 21st April 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Marcus Brigstocke Giles Wemmbley Hogg
Catherine Tate Arabella
Adrian Scarborough Mr Timmis
Catherine Shepherd Charlotte Wemmbley Hogg
Guest cast
Celia Imrie Mrs Wells
Ewan Bailey Santa
Writing team
Marcus Brigstocke Writer
Jeremy Salsby Writer
Production team
David Tyler Director
David Tyler Producer


Series 4, Episode 2 Preview: Christmas Special

Giles attempts to save his fiancee Bella.

Featuring: Marcus Brigstocke (Giles Wemmbley Hogg), Catherine Shepherd (Charlotte Wemmbley Hogg) & Catherine Tate (Arabella).

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