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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 3 - Some More Trying Times

Sergeant McGurk takes up spying - and his first target is his superior officer.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 8th May 2001
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 5th October 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Monday 13th September 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 21st December 2011 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 19th June 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 22nd July 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 6th June 2017 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 27th April 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 18th 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
Guest cast
Susie Blake Elizabeth
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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