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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.

  • Series 1, Episode 5 repeated Sunday at 10pm on Radio 4 Extra

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Series 1, Episode 5 - A Helluva Lot Of Storm Clouds

Cora discovers that she is pregnant, though she and Ezekiel have not yet consummated their marriage. Meanwhile, Mary and Captain Brimshaw can hardly control their passion.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 15th February 2000
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


  1. Sunday 21st April 2024 at 10:00pm on Radio 4 Extra

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 7th September 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Monday 16th August 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 2nd November 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 11th April 2013 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 24th June 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 7th January 2017 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 28th August 2018 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 23rd March 2021 10:30pm 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
Philip Pope Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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