Rum Bunch. Image shows from L to R: Mel Giedroyc, Justin Edwards. Copyright: Top Dog Productions.

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 2 - Great Hillston

Justin, Mel and Dave - along with special guest Jane Asher - create drama with a Jacobean tragedy, a cake-eating competition and some sheep.

Further details

Justin, Mel and Dave have been invited by the parishioners of the sleepy rural idyll of Great Hillston-Near-Water - birthplace of the Jacobean playwright Lydia Le Provost - to perform her most famous play, The Murderous Priest.

Justin has invited the showbiz legend and serious actress, Jane Asher, to take the leading role. It has been her lifetime ambition to perform the play's famous death scene.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 10th 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
    Jane Asher Guest
    Writing team
    Justin Edwards Writer
    Toby Davies Writer
    Neil Edmond Writer
    Lucy Porter Writer
    Joel Morris Writer
    Jason Hazeley Writer
    Dave Mounfield Writer
    Production team
    Jim North Producer
    Jerry Peal Sound Designer

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