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Recorded For Training Purposes

BBC Radio 4 sketch show. 27 episodes (pilot + 4 series), 2007 - 2010. Stars Ben Willbond, Ingrid Oliver, Dominic Coleman, Lewis Macleod, Julie Mayhew, Rachel Atkins and Colin Hoult.

Series 3, Episode 1

Sketches include the crime-solving architects; a deliberately annoying mobile phone handset; BackStory Factor, the talent show in which you need a sob story; a man who finds two actors are cheaper than a plasma TV; and introducing Jeff, a man who creates inappropriate voicemail greetings.

Further details

Sketch List, With Writer Credits

1: Soap Forecast (Beki Hobbs)
2: Automated phone system (Christina Martin and James MacDougall)
3: Dave/Adrian (Kate Chedgey)
4: Google (Michael Balazo)
5: John Barrowmen #1 (John Dorney)
6: Answerphone #1 (Daniel Harlos)
7: Facebook Friends (John-Luke Roberts)
8: Noise Pollution (John-Luke Roberts)
9: Despondent Correspondent #1 (Matt Honeyball)
10: Answerphone #2 (Daniel Harlos)
11: Crime-solving Architects #1 (James Sherwood)
12: Annoying Phone (Mike Ryan)
13: Crime-solving Architects #2 (James Sherwood)
14: Answerphone #3 (Daniel Harlos)
15: Actor TV (Michael Rees)
16: BackStory Factor (Kate Chedgey)
== After Credits ==
17: John Barrowmen #2 (John Dorney)

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 8th January 2009
Time
11pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ben Willbond Various
    Ingrid Oliver Various
    Dominic Coleman Various
    Lewis Macleod Various
    Julie Mayhew Various
    Rachel Atkins Various
    Writing team
    Michael Ryan Writer
    Kate Chedgey Writer
    John Dorney Writer
    Matt Honeyball Writer
    Christina Martin Writer
    James MacDougall Writer
    Michael Balazo Writer
    James Sherwood Writer
    James Cary Script Editor
    Jason Hazeley Script Editor
    Joel Morris Script Editor
    Rebecca Hobbs (as Beki Hobbs) Writer
    Daniel Harlos Writer
    John-Luke Roberts Writer
    Michael Rees Writer
    Production team
    Ed Morrish Producer
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