Laurence And Gus: Hearts And Minds. Image shows from L to R: Laurence Howarth, Gus Brown. Copyright: BBC.

Laurence And Gus: Hearts And Minds

BBC Radio 4 sketch show. 10 episodes (2 series), 2008 - 2009. Stars Laurence Howarth, Gus Brown, Duncan Wisbey, Isy Suttie and Kate Fleetwood.

Series 2, Episode 1 - Beauty and Ugliness

Laurence Howarth and Gus Brown come up with a list of ugly words. Other sketches include a story about Tony Spangles; a kinky merman; a love song; and a broccoli-based Miss World contest.

Further details

Sketches & Writers

Beauty and Ugliness Intro - Laurence Howarth & Gus Brown
Catch of the Day - Toby Davies
Stigmata - Jon Hunter and Holly Walsh
Permission - Jon Hunter and Holly Walsh
An Ugly Word 1 - Laurence Howarth
Sound Engineer - Laurence Howarth
Personality - Sarah Morgan
An Ugly Word 2 - Laurence Howarth
Love Song - Isy Suttie
An Ugly Word 3 - Laurence Howarth
The Dads - Beauty and Ugliness - Laurence Howarth
Beauty and Ugliness Quickie - John Luke Roberts
Beautiful When You're Angry - Laurence Howarth
Astronauts - Russell Thompson
Horseless Carriages - John Finnemore
Phobia - Sonya Vine and Briony Redman
Frankenstein Untold - Simon Kane

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 14th July 2009
Time
6:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Laurence Howarth Various
Gus Brown Various
Duncan Wisbey Ensemble Actor
Isy Suttie Ensemble Actor
Kate Fleetwood Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Laurence Howarth Writer
Gus Brown Writer
Toby Davies Writer (Additional Material)
Jon Hunter Writer (Additional Material)
Holly Walsh Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Isy Suttie Writer (Additional Material)
John-Luke Roberts Writer (Additional Material)
Russell Thompson Writer (Additional Material)
John Finnemore Writer (Additional Material)
Sonya Vine Writer (Additional Material)
Briony Redman Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Kane Writer (Additional Material)
Will Ing Script Editor
Production team
Colin Anderson Producer