The Castle. Image shows from L to R: Sir William De Warenne (Neil Dudgeon), Lady Anne Woodstock (Martha Howe-Douglas), Lady Charlotte (Ingrid Oliver), Sir John Woodstock (James Fleet). Copyright: Pozzitive Productions
The Castle

The Castle

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2007 - 2012
  • 24 episodes (4 series)

Radio sitcom set in a medieval castle with some remarkably modern trappings. Stars James Fleet and Neil Dudgeon. Stars James Fleet, Neil Dudgeon, Susan Earl, Jonathan Kydd, Ingrid Oliver and more.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 2 - Nice To Gavotte You, To Gavotte You Nice

The arrival of a new handyman, a mysterious Frenchwoman and a celebrity dance competition puts everyone in a whirl.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th January 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 7th September 2011 6:30pm Radio 4
Wednesday 14th September 2011 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 14th September 2011 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 28th January 2014 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

James Fleet Sir John Woodstock
Neil Dudgeon Sir William De Warenne
Jonathan Kydd Cardinal Duncan
Ingrid Oliver Lady Charlotte
Steven Kynman Master Henry Woodstock
Jonathan Kydd Thomas
Montserrat Lombard Lady Anne Woodstock
Lewis Macleod Merlin
Guest cast
Katy Brand Madame Totty
Writing team
Kim Fuller Writer
Paul Alexander Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
David Tyler Producer
Guy Jackson Composer

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