The Cold Swedish Winter. Image shows from L to R: Linda (Sissela Benn), Geoff (Adam Riches). Copyright: Unique Productions
The Cold Swedish Winter

The Cold Swedish Winter

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2014 - 2021
  • 20 episodes (5 series)

Radio 4 sitcom about a stand-up comedian from London who is living in Sweden. Written by Danny Robins and starring Adam Riches. Also features Sissela Benn, Thomas Oredsson, Anna-Lena Bergelin, Fredrik Andersson and Farshad Kholghi

Episode menu

Series 5, Episode 2 - An American in Yxsjö

The Swedish family Andersson discovers an American cousin is a tech billionaire who wants to help their town, so Geoff is no longer their favourite foreign relation.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 23rd December 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 27th December 2022 6:30pm Radio 4
Tuesday 3rd January 2023 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Adam Riches Geoff
Sissela Benn Linda
Thomas Oredsson Sten
Anna-Lena Bergelin Gunilla
Guest cast
Harry Nicolaou John
Nic Sampson Wilbur
Thomas Ericsson (as Thomas Eriksson) Ensemble Actor
Johanna Wagrell Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Danny Robins Writer
Production team
Frank Stirling Director
Frank Stirling Producer

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