Mission Improbable. Image shows from L to R: Lucy (Lizzie Bates), Jane (Catriona Knox), Amelia (Anna Emerson). Copyright: Top Dog Productions.

Mission Improbable

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 8 episodes (2 series), 2012 - 2014. Stars Catriona Knox, Lizzie Bates, Anna Emerson, Felicity Montagu, Anil Desai and Gordon Kennedy.

Series 2, Episode 1 - India!

The Boom Jennies are back chasing 'the big story'. On this occasion 'the big story' does a runner and the team are forced to give chase across India in a hot-wired rickshaw.

Further details

Jane Roberts' career in journalism has stalled. Wanting a high-profile, hard-hitting crime column in which she revives and then solves long-since given-up-on cold cases, all she gets offered is the chance to review a spa in the Himalayas for a minor fitness magazine.

Lucy is delighted and desperate to come along in order to lose weight for her forthcoming school reunion. Amelia is in too, as she is desperate to see a real-life tiger in the wild. So a reluctant Jane and her excited companions head for India and find themselves in a yoga class.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 28th May 2014
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Catriona Knox Jane
Lizzie Bates Lucy
Anna Emerson Amelia
Felicity Montagu Angela Roberts
Anil Desai Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Lizzie Bates Writer
Anna Emerson Writer
Catriona Knox Writer
Production team
Dave Lamb Producer
Richie Webb Producer
Dave Lamb Announcer

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