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 4 - Space Hamster

Nathan is brought back to life as a hamster in a petshop in California. But not just any old hamster - Nathan the hamster is selected by NASA to enter the space-race. Perhaps seeing the earth from space will give Nathan a radical new sense of perspective. Or maybe it will just confirm his rampant egomania. Will Nathan ever learn to do the right thing and make it back to human again? Guest starring Phil Wang as Xavier, the Space Hedgehog.

Broadcast details

Thursday 30th 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 Mission Control
Henry Paker Chuck Rogers
Henry Paker Henry VIII
Freya Parker Cosmonaut
Freya Parker Nasa Scientist
Freya Parker Shop Assistant
Freya Parker Susan
Phil Wang Xavier, the Space Hedgehog
Mike Wozniak Cosmonaut
Daniel Lawrence Taylor Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Tom Craine Writer
Henry Paker Writer
Production team
Harriet Jaine Producer

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