Ground Control. Image shows from L to R: Tess (Tamsin Greig), Scott (Adam James). Copyright: BBC.

Ground Control

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama about an astronaut's wife. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Stars Tamsin Greig, Adam James, Georgie Glen, Nick Mohammed and others.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 2nd July 2018

Tess is married to a real live hero, Scott Carter, an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. What an honour for her. Or is it? Is she always going to be simply Mrs Scott Carter?

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Neurosurgeon Tess Carter is tired of just being known as the wife of astronaut, Scott Carter. So she turns her attention instead to solving the mystery of an unidentified patient in a coma and her investigation turns up fresh evidence.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 4th July 2018

Astronaut Scott Carter is about to take his first space walk but his wife's mind is not on that; Tess, a neurosurgeon, is more interested in solving the mystery of an unidentified patient in a coma. But is he the innocent victim she assumes?

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 5th July 2018

When Scott loses consciousness on his first ever space walk Tess's reaction surprises them both.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 6th July 2018

Neurosurgeon Tess Carter is tired of conducting the ultimate long distance relationship with her astronaut husband Scott. Instead she puts her energy into discovering the identity of one of her patients who is in a coma. And Tess now believes she knows who he is.

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