Rebecca Front.

Incredible Women

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama in which Rebecca Front plays various characters. 40 episodes (8 series), 2011 - 2020. Stars Rebecca Front and Jeremy Front.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Kate Wilkie

In today's episode, Jeremy meets Kate Wilkie, now aged 37, who shot to fame at the age of 12 when she accompanied her father on a polar expedition and saved his life... in a very macabre way.

Further details

Utterly driven since childhood, this programme tries to uncover the truth behind Kate Wilkie's fearless ambition.

As she talks, we discover that Kate has an extremely literal view of the world. She can happily talk about polar equipment and preparation for the next expedition till the cows come home... but not much else. Music-wise, she listens to Celine Dion... but nothing else. And we discover she's just signed up Brian Blessed for her next expedition.

However, dark rumours have spread about how her tastes have developed during her various cross-polar expeditions.

Broadcast details

Thursday 19th May 2011
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rebecca Front Various
Jeremy Front Jeremy
Guest cast
Brian Blessed Brian
Geoffrey Whitehead Neville Wilkie
Morwenna Banks Jane Oliver
Writing team
Rebecca Front Writer
Jeremy Front Writer
Production team
Claire Jones Producer

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