Nebulous. Image shows from L to R: Paula Breeze (Rosie Cavaliero), Rory Lawson (Graham Duff), Professor Nebulous (Mark Gatiss). Copyright: BBC / Baby Cow Productions


  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2005 - 2008
  • 18 episodes (3 series)

A post-apocalyptic sci-fi radio sitcom set on an environmentally ruined Earth in 2099. Stars Mark Gatiss, Rosie Cavaliero, Graham Duff, Paul Putner, Graham Crowden and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Holofile 117: The Night Of The Vegetarians

After a series of deaths in Weston-Hyper-Mare, Nebulous travels to the last vegetarian colony on Earth, run by Doctor Klench.

Further details

There, he discovers a evil plan using super-intelligent cactus from space, brainwashing, extreme vegetarianism and cactus pricks.

Broadcast details

Thursday 6th January 2005
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 21st September 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Sunday 26th September 2010 4:00pm Radio 7
Wednesday 10th August 2011 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Mark Gatiss Professor Nebulous
Rosie Cavaliero Paula Breeze
Graham Duff Rory Lawson
Paul Putner Harry Hayes
Graham Crowden Sir Ronald Rolands
David Warner Doctor Klench
Julia Dalkin Gemini
Julia Dalkin Ensemble Actor
Matthew Wolf (as Matt Wolf) Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Graham Duff Writer
Production team
Nicholas Briggs Director
Ted Dowd Producer
Malcolm Boyle Composer

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