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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 2 - McGurk Runs The Shop

Samuel goes in search of his cousin. McGurk takes over Samuel's shop and introduces a special offer on coffins.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 9th May 2006
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 29th November 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Thursday 31st May 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 5th June 2014 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 26th January 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 31st October 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 16th November 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 5th October 2021 10:30pm 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
Guest cast
Rebecca Front Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Jay Tarses Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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