Our Friend Victoria. Daniel Rigby. Copyright: Phil McIntyre Entertainment.


BBC Radio 4 sitcom about a reincarnated popstar. 10 episodes (2 series), 2019 - 2020. Stars Daniel Rigby, Diane Morgan and Freya Parker.

Series 2, Episode 2 - Eel

Nathan is brought back to life as an eel in a river in Norfolk. He's desperate to join the cool adolescent eels as they migrate across the Atlantic to spawn in the Caribbean. But it's too much too soon for Nathan. Will he ever learn to do the right thing and make it back to human again? Romesh Ranganathan guest stars.

Broadcast details

Thursday 16th July 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Daniel Rigby Nathan Blakely
Diane Morgan Jenny the Spiritual Liaison Officer
Freya Parker Vortex
Guest cast
Tom Craine Yellow Eel
Hugh Dennis Nathan's Dad
Henry Paker Bouncer
Henry Paker Smuggler
Freya Parker Neil
Freya Parker Smuggler
Freya Parker Nathan's Mum
Romesh Ranganathan Jameel
Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Tom Craine Writer
Henry Paker Writer
Production team
Harriet Jaine Producer

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