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 2, Episode 2 - Holofile 993: The Buzzing

Nebulous and Rory are investigating a series of deaths by sneezing.

Further details

They discover a race of bee/wasp hybrids known as the Bosps, who plan to control the world's supply of pollen. To make things worse, Paula is put under the control of the evil hive mind.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 12th April 2006
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 23rd February 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Tuesday 9th November 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 23rd November 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
Julia Dalkin Gemini
Julia Dalkin Ensemble Actor
Matthew Wolf (as Matt Wolf) Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Nicholas Briggs The Bosps
Steve Coogan Brent Tarren
Writing team
Graham Duff Writer
Production team
Nicholas Briggs Director
Ted Dowd Producer
Malcolm Boyle Composer

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