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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 3, Episode 1 - Young Love

Love is in the air, but for how long? Marriages of convenience and financial incentives conspire to wreck romance's chances.

Broadcast details

Thursday 27th May 2004
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 2nd November 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Monday 11th October 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Sunday 17th October 2010 3:00pm Radio 7
Thursday 8th March 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 25th September 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 28th October 2015 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 4th August 2017 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 8th September 2017 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 27th July 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 13th July 2021 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 17th July 2021 2:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 18th July 2021 2:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Jay Tarses Samuel Oliphant
Andy Hamilton Sergeant McGurk
James Fleet Captain Brimshaw
Jan Ravens Mary Oliphant
Tony Maudsley Joshua Oliphant
Guest cast
Hugh Dennis Lord Brimshaw
Penelope Nice Emily
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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