Kalangadog Junction

  • Radio comedy drama
  • BBC Radio 2
  • 1996
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

A six-part comedy drama series written by Moya O'Shea. Starring Caroline Quentin. Also features John Duttine, Niall Ashdown, Toby Longworth, Brian Bowles, Joanna Monro and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

After arriving from 1950s Manchester, Dr Thomas and Jane Barrett are finally making headway in the remote town of Kalangadog Junction. But his appointment as judge of the Beautiful Baby Contest risks offending his new Aussie neighbours.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 5th March 1996
BBC Radio 2
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 27th October 2017 9:30am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 27th October 2017 4:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 28th October 2017 4:30am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 26th November 2019 4:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 27th November 2019 4:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 8th June 2023 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 8th June 2023 1:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 8th June 2023 6:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 9th June 2023 3:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Caroline Quentin Jane Barrett
John Duttine Dr. Thomas
Niall Ashdown Jimmy
Toby Longworth Pete
Brian Bowles Len
Joanna Monro Madge
Julie Gibbs Milly
June Whitfield Phoebe
Moya O'Shea Gaelene
Writing team
Moya O'Shea Writer
Production team
Liz Anstee Producer

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