Lenny Henry
Rudy's Rare Records

Rudy's Rare Records

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2008 - 2012
  • 20 episodes (4 series)

Radio sitcom starring Lenny Henry and Larrington Walker. Three generations of music-loving men collide in a Birmingham record shop. Stars Lenny Henry, Larrington Walker, Joe Jacobs, Natasha Godfrey, Tracy-Ann Oberman and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Take Me Home, Country Roads

When Rudy suffers a 'heart attack', his son Adam and grandson Richie come from London to look after him and his ageing reggae shop, Rudy's Rare Records. It's a bit of a culture shock for Bach-loving, cardigan-wearing divorcee Adam!

Broadcast details

Tuesday 26th February 2008
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 27th April 2009 11:30am Radio 4
Sunday 8th November 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Monday 29th November 2010 10:00pm Radio 7
Thursday 26th July 2012 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 11th February 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 4th February 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Lenny Henry Adam
Larrington Walker Rudy
Joe Jacobs Richie
Natasha Godfrey Tasha
Tracy-Ann Oberman Alison
Jeffery Kissoon Clifton
Claire Benedict Doreen
Guest cast
Ben Bailey Smith (as Doc Brown) Customers
Colin Hoult Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Danny Robins Writer
Dan Tetsell Writer
Production team
Lucy Armitage Producer

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