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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 4, Episode 1 - Ezekiel Is Kidnapped

Samuel's pompous son-in-law Ezekiel is kidnapped by a rebel militia. Can anyone be bothered to rescue him?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 2nd May 2006
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 22nd November 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Thursday 24th May 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 29th May 2014 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 19th January 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 24th October 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 9th November 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 28th September 2021 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 2nd October 2021 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 3rd October 2021 2:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Jay Tarses Samuel Oliphant
Andy Hamilton Sergeant McGurk
James Fleet Captain Brimshaw
Julia Hills 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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