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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 6 - Secrets And Lies

Mary shares a big secret with her father. Cora and Ezekiel trade insults and Sam tries to get rid of his English lodgers.

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st July 2004
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 7th December 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Monday 15th November 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Thursday 12th April 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 30th October 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 2nd December 2015 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 15th September 2017 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 21st September 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 17th 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
Guest cast
Selina Griffiths Agnes
Rebecca Front Elizabeth
Philip Pope Stan
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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