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Revolting People

Revolting People

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2000 - 2006
  • 24 episodes (4 series)

An Anglo-American radio sitcom set in Colonial America. Written by and starring Andy Hamilton and Jay Tarses. Also features James Fleet, Felicity Montagu, Penelope Nice, Sophie Thompson, Jan Ravens and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Storm Clouds

The year is 1770, and Baltimore shopkeeper Samuel Oliphant has much to worry about.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 18th January 2000
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 10th August 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Monday 19th July 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 5th October 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 14th March 2013 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 27th May 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 10th December 2016 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 17th July 2018 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 27th February 2021 2:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 28th February 2021 2:00am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 17th March 2024 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Jay Tarses Samuel Oliphant
Andy Hamilton Sergeant McGurk
James Fleet Captain Brimshaw
Felicity Montagu (as Felicity Montague) Cora Spriggs
Sophie Thompson Mary Oliphant
Tony Maudsley Joshua Oliphant
Hugh Dennis Ezekiel Spriggs
Susie Blake Mrs Arbuthnot
Michael Fenton Stevens Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Penelope Nice Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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