Richard Griffiths.

Mr Finchley

BBC Radio 2 comedy drama adaptation of Victor Canning's novel. 12 episodes (2 series), 1993 - 1994. Stars Richard Griffiths and James Villiers.

Mr Finchley

Adaptations of Victor Canning's stories about a solicitor's clerk in the early 1930s

Comedy Drama
1993 - 1994
BBC Radio 2
12   (2 series)
Richard Griffiths and James Villiers
Victor Canning, Andy Merriman and Eric Merriman

Richard Griffiths stars as Edgar Finchley, the shy solicitor's clerk.

The series follows the adventures of a man and his horse-drawn caravan touring 1930s rural Kent; and latever travelling to Paris for the first time.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Mr Finchley Takes The Road (Series 1)
  • Mr Finchley Goes To Paris (Series 2)

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 13th April 1993 on BBC Radio 2 at 7pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 5th July 1994 on BBC Radio 2 at 7pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Monday 10th May 2021 at 8:30am on Radio 4 Extra