Johnny Vegas stars as a failed Redcoat who takes up a job as a pottery teacher
- BBC Radio 4
- 5 (1 series)
- Johnny Vegas
- Johnny Vegas, Rebecca Front, Nicola Stephenson, Tony Pitts, Tony Burgess, Lyndsey Marshal, Gwyneth Powell, Christian Knowles and others
- Johnny Vegas, Tony Pitts and Tony Burgess
- Dirk Maggs
- Helen Chattwell and Bruce Hyman
Johnny Vegas stars in this darkly brilliant comedy about loss, failure, alcoholism, loathing, desperation, loneliness and other humorous subjects.
After failing to make it as a Butlins Redcoat, Johnny goes back to his home town and reluctantly signs up to teach pottery to a group of sad and hopeless night-class students.
This scourge of the ceramic community soon manages to wreak havoc, leaving a trail of emotional carnage behind him and the Adult Education syllabus shattered forever...
- Production company
- Theme music by Paul Heaton, performed and arranged by Paul Heaton and Tony Robinson
- Laugh track
- First broadcast
- Tuesday 27th August 2002 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
- Last new broadcast
- Tuesday 24th September 2002 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
- Length of episodes
- 30 minutes
- Last repeat
- Thursday 5th January 2017 at 11:30pm on Radio 4 Extra