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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 3 - Even More Storm Clouds

Samuel's crooked brother turns up and inveigles Joshua into a prize fight against the terrifying Cockney Monster. Can Samuel and Sergeant McGurk stop Joshua from being killed?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 1st February 2000
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 24th August 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Sunday 30th August 2009 3:30pm Radio 7
Monday 2nd August 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 19th October 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 28th March 2013 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 10th June 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 24th December 2016 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 14th August 2018 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 9th March 2021 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 7th April 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
William Hootkins Uncle Dan
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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