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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 2, Episode 1 - Trying Times

A wife returns, a daughter gives birth, and Sergeant McGurk reveals the real reason why the English won the Battle of Culloden.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 24th April 2001
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 21st September 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Sunday 5th September 2010 3:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 7th December 2011 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 5th June 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 8th July 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 23rd May 2017 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 13th April 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 4th May 2021 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 8th May 2021 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 9th May 2021 2:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Jay Tarses Samuel Oliphant
Andy Hamilton Sergeant McGurk
James Fleet Captain Brimshaw
Penelope Nice Cora Spriggs
Jan Ravens Mary Oliphant
Tony Maudsley Joshua Oliphant
Hugh Dennis Ezekiel Spriggs
Michael Fenton Stevens Ensemble Actor
Philip Pope Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Susie Blake Elizabeth
Selina Griffiths Agnes
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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