Nurse. Herbert (Paul Whitehouse). Copyright: Down The Line Productions.


BBC Radio 4 sitcom / sketch show focused on psychiatric patients. 18 episodes (3 series), 2014 - 2018. Stars Esther Coles, Paul Whitehouse, Rosie Cavaliero, Cecilia Noble and others.

Series 2, Episode 4 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra tomorrow at 11pm.

Series 2, Episode 4

Elizabeth must try and get her service users to fill out long and confusing government forms.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 27th April 2016
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes


  1. Tuesday 2nd June 2020 at 11:00pm on Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Esther Coles Elizabeth
Paul Whitehouse Various
Rosie Cavaliero Ensemble Actor
Cecilia Noble Ensemble Actor
Vilma Hollingbery Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Jason Maza Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Paul Whitehouse Writer
David Cummings Writer
Esther Coles Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Whitehouse Producer
Tilusha Ghelani Producer

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