Hut 33. Image shows from L to R: Charles (Robert Bathurst), Joshua Fanshawe-Marshall (Alex Macqueen), Archie (Tom Goodman-Hill). Copyright: BBC.

Hut 33

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about code-breakers. 18 episodes (3 series), 2007 - 2009. Stars Robert Bathurst, Tom Goodman-Hill, Fergus Craig, Alex Macqueen and others.

Series 2, Episode 1 - Royal Visit

A royal visitor is coming to inspect Bletchley Park, but the top brass are worried that this particular royal is a Nazi sympathiser.

Further details

A royal visitor is coming to inspect Bletchley Park, but the top brass are worried that this particular royal is a Nazi sympathiser. Hut 33 has to delay him and make sure he doesn't see any of the code-breaking machines.

It turns out Prince George, the Duke of Kent is not only 'a keen amateur photographer of airfields, docks and military installations', he's also interested in men. He takes a shine to Archie and reluctantly the geordie agrees to the plan of taking the prince out for a drink to keep him away from their codebreaking machines. Charles does his best to ensure the date goes smoothly.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 21st May 2008
Time
11:30am
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robert Bathurst Charles
Tom Goodman-Hill Archie
Fergus Craig Gordon
Alex Macqueen Joshua Fanshawe-Marshall
Olivia Colman Minka
Lill Roughley Mrs Best
Guest cast
Michael Fenton Stevens Duke of Kent
Writing team
James Cary Writer
Production team
Adam Bromley Producer
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