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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 4 - Over The Rainbow

Ezekiel Spriggs is trying to sell insurance, and Mary meets a jar of talking pickles in a parody of The Wizard of Oz.

Broadcast details

Thursday 17th June 2004
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 23rd November 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Monday 1st November 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Thursday 29th March 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 16th October 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 18th November 2015 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 1st September 2017 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 7th September 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 3rd August 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
Philip Pope Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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