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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 3 - George Washington

Samuel realises he is in the middle of a war when half his shop is burnt down by colonists and the other half is burnt down by the British. He goes to see George Washington to complain.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 16th May 2006
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 6th December 2010 10:30pm Radio 7
Thursday 7th June 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 12th June 2014 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 2nd February 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 7th November 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 23rd November 2019 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 12th 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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