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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 4 - And Yet Even More Trying Times

Samuel is left a fortune by his puritanical Aunt Sybil, but only if his family can fulfil her final wish.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 15th May 2001
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 12th October 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 28th December 2011 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 26th June 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 29th July 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 13th June 2017 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 11th May 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 25th 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
Philip Pope Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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