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Rum Bunch

BBC Radio 4 sketch show starring Mel Giedroyc, Justin Edwards and Dave Mounfield. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2017. Stars Justin Edwards, Mel Giedroyc, Dave Mounfield, Jason Hazeley and David Reed.

Series 1, Episode 1 - World's End on Sea

Justin Edwards, Mel Giedroyc and Dave Mounfield, along with special guest Rebecca Front, are at the seaside with songs, sketches and some high wire drama.

Further details

Justin Edwards, Mel Giedroyc and Dave Mounfield have been invited by the mayor of seaside town World's End on Sea to perform a hair-raising tribute to Houdini.

Justin has invited the "nicest woman in showbiz", Rebecca Front, to join them. Little does he know of the history between Mel and Rebecca, dating back to an appearance they both made on Celebrity Supermarket Sweep. It turns out that Justin also doesn't know much about Houdini - believing him to be an Italian woman. Luckily Dave, fearing the show may be a disaster causing him to miss out on the free lighter promised by the mayor, is on hand to rewrite the play.

Mel persuades Rebecca to perform a radio first - a recreation of one of Houdini's most daring stunts. But will the truth of what really happened on Supermarket Sweep ever be revealed? Will the show restore the fortunes of the once fashionable seaside town? Will Dave get his free lighter?

Broadcast details

Wednesday 3rd May 2017
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Justin Edwards Host / Presenter
    Mel Giedroyc Host / Presenter
    Dave Mounfield Host / Presenter
    Jason Hazeley Self
    David Reed Self
    Guest cast
    Rebecca Front Guest
    Writing team
    Justin Edwards Writer
    Toby Davies Writer
    Neil Edmond Writer
    Lucy Porter Writer
    Joel Morris Writer
    Jason Hazeley Writer
    Production team
    Jim North Producer
    Jerry Peal Sound Designer

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