Mastering The Universe. Image shows from L to R: Sally Grace, Dan Tetsell, Professor Joy Klamp (Dawn French), Lucy Montgomery, Christopher Douglas. Copyright: BBC
Mastering The Universe

Mastering The Universe

  • Radio sketch show / sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2005 - 2009
  • 10 episodes (2 series)

Radio comedy series starring Dawn French as Professor Joy Klamp, a specialist in the art of spoiling other people's pleasure. Stars Dawn French, Christopher Douglas, Sally Grace, Dan Tetsell, Lucy Montgomery and Katy Brand

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3 - Party On Down

In this week's guide, Joy Klamp is looking at the joy of parties, and how to take control of these social situations... and spoil them.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 16th November 2005
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 28th May 2010 11:30pm Radio 7
Friday 25th November 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 7th January 2014 11:45pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 19th July 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 23rd July 2018 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 21st August 2022 10:45pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Dawn French Professor Joy Klamp
Christopher Douglas Ensemble Actor
Sally Grace Ensemble Actor
Dan Tetsell Ensemble Actor
Lucy Montgomery Ensemble Actor
Brian Perkins Announcer
Guest cast
Ewan Bailey Ensemble Actor
Geoffrey McGivern Ensemble Actor
Geoffrey Whitehead Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Nick Newman Writer
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer

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