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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 2 - More Storm Clouds

At the wedding reception of the year, Samuel insults the groom, the bride drinks herself under the table, Mary tries to start a mutiny and someone gets shot.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 25th January 2000
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 17th August 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Sunday 23rd August 2009 2:30pm Radio 7
Monday 26th July 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 12th October 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 21st March 2013 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 3rd June 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 17th December 2016 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 31st July 2018 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 31st 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
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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