David Soul


  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2010
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

A series set across various parallel Earths as an all-seeing narrator looks back at some of the most entertaining apocalypses ever. Stars David Soul, Simon Day, Rosie Cavaliero, Alex Macqueen and Dan Tetsell

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Food

Ian goes to jail for manslaughter after cooking some lamb shanks. In jail he tries to redeem himself by making the world's greatest tomato soup with a certain special ingredient.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 15th December 2010
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 8th January 2014 11:15pm Radio 4
Saturday 20th September 2014 11:45pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 3rd January 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 20th February 2021 3:15pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 21st February 2021 3:15am Radio 4 Extra
Monday 20th March 2023 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

David Soul The Narrator
Simon Day Ian
Rosie Cavaliero Ensemble Actor
Alex Macqueen Ensemble Actor
Dan Tetsell Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Sean Gray Writer
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer

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