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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 5 - A Bunch More Trying Times

Mary is wooed by a newly arrived captain. Little does she know, he has recently been named Cad of the Year by the Bounder's Gazette.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 22nd May 2001
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 19th October 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Monday 27th September 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Wednesday 4th January 2012 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 3rd July 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 5th August 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 20th June 2017 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 18th May 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 1st June 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
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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