Making Plans With Nigel. Stuart (Mark Benton). Copyright: Sweet Talk.

Making Plans With Nigel

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama about a man with breast cancer. 1 episode in 2019. Stars Mark Benton, Sally Lindsay, Lewis Macleod, John Ramm and others.

Making Plans With Nigel. Image shows from L to R: Stuart Houghton, Stuart (Mark Benton). Copyright: Sweet Talk.

Making Plans With Nigel

Comedy drama about a man who develops breast cancer

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2019
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Starring
Mark Benton, Sally Lindsay, Lewis Macleod, John Ramm, Beccy Wright, Paul Bazely, Cherrelle Skeete, Emma Fielding and Ben Crowe
Writer
Stuart Houghton
Producer
Karen Rose

When 45-year-old writer and IT nerd Stu finds a lump in what he calls his left breast he leaps into action with the most sensible plan he can come up with - he Googles for reassurance then ignores it.

Nothing to worry about, he decides. Breast cancer only affects women or really old men, after all.

Except - sometimes it doesn't...

Stuart Houghton's semi-autobiographical drama, set in the period leading up to the 2016 EU referendum.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 16th July 2019 on BBC Radio 4 at 2:15pm
Episode length
45 minutes