On The Field

On The Field

  • Radio comedy drama
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2007 - 2010
  • 3 episodes (1 series)

A radio comic drama about British troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, by Annie Caulfield. Stars Paul Chahidi and Paul Mundell.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - On The Field

Craig has joined the army to get away from football, but somehow the game has followed him all the way to Basra. Has he got what it takes to be a hero?

Broadcast details

Monday 10th September 2007
BBC Radio 4
45 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 23rd February 2017 11:15am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 23rd February 2017 9:15pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Paul Chahidi Mahmoud
Guest cast
Daniel Abelson Craig
Hassan Calaph Limping Ibrahim
Alan Coveney Padre
Sheila Hannon Julie
Stefan Kalipha (as Stephan Kalipha) Laundry Ibrahim
Chris New Hamilton
Jonjo O'Neill Sergeant Billy
Freddy White Dave
Mike Ingham Self
Writing team
Annie Caulfield Writer
Production team
Mary Ward-Lowery Producer

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