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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 4 - Tons Of Storm Clouds

Revolutionary orator Nathaniel Hopkins arrives and wins Mary's fervent support. But it is not just her support he is after.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 8th February 2000
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 31st August 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Monday 9th August 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 26th October 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 4th April 2013 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 17th June 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 31st December 2016 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 21st August 2018 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 16th March 2021 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 14th 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
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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