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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 6 - An Incredible Amount Of Storm Clouds

Feared British commander General Venables demands some executions by sunset, so that he can have the whole day to look forward to them. Not everyone can survive.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 22nd February 2000
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 14th September 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Monday 23rd August 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 9th November 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 18th April 2013 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 1st July 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 14th January 2017 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 4th September 2018 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 30th 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
Guest cast
Timothy West General Venables
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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