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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 2 - Even More Trying Times

Samuel's emporium faces competition from a new super-emporium, and Mary climbs into bed with Captain Brimshaw.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 1st May 2001
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 28th September 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Monday 6th September 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 14th December 2011 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 12th June 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 15th July 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 30th May 2017 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 20th April 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 11th May 2021 10:30pm 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
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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