Newfangle. Image shows from L to R: Alf (Hugh Bonneville), Crag (Gabriel Vick), Newfangle (Russell Tovey). Copyright: Above The Title Productions.


BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Russell Tovey, Maureen Lipman, Gabriel Vick, Hugh Bonneville, Pippa Evans, Amy Shindler and Steven Kynman.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Insult to Injury

Newfangle is bottom of the tree; despised by his mother, savaged by alpha male Alf on a daily basis and ignored by Snaggle, his favourite female. But Newfangle is a hominid with big ideas.

Broadcast details

Monday 1st June 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Russell Tovey Newfangle
Maureen Lipman Coco
Gabriel Vick Crag
Hugh Bonneville Alf
Pippa Evans Snaggle
Amy Shindler Lucy
Guest cast
Jodie Devlin Ensemble Actor
Alex Lowe Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Adam Rosenthal Writer
Viv Ambrose Writer
Production team
Adam Bromley Director
Adam Bromley Producer